Terence Seah

Partner at Virtus Law

Terence is a partner at Virtus Law*. One of our experienced litigators, he has acted for and advised multi-national corporations and international banks in significant local and international commercial disputes.

Terence has worked on disputes which have focused on a wide range of subject matters such as complex derivative products, commercial fraud, regulatory breaches, defamation, employment and mental capacity. In addition, he has successfully defended accused persons in criminal trials.

He also has financial transaction experience advising banks and financial institutions on documentation relating to bonds, warrants, structured notes and derivatives products, including the master agreement, schedule and confirmations of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association Inc (ISDA).

*Virtus Law LLP (T13LL0339K) and Stephenson Harwood LLP (T13LL0821C) are registered as a Formal Law Alliance in Singapore under the name Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance. Both firms are registered in Singapore under the Limited Liability Partnership Act (Chapter 163A) with limited liability. The term "partner" is used to refer to a member in one of the constituent law firms.

High Court suit

Acting for Minibond Ltd, a special purpose issuer of structured notes, in its defence in the High Court suit brought by note holders.

Securities and Futures Act and the Commodity Trading Act

Advising on restrictions and licensing requirements under the Securities and Futures Act and the Commodity Trading Act governing the sale and purchase of commodities and commodity futures and options.

Chinese offshore notes default - Singapore law aspects

Advising on Singapore law aspects in relation to the default of $13.2 million of semi-annual interest due on $309.3 million of China’s offshore notes.

Indonesian mine joint venture

Acting for a party in a failed Indonesia mine joint venture.

Health Sciences Authority

Representing Health Sciences Authority in the trial of a criminal prosecution of a tobacco company for wrongful advertising.

Bank of Fiji

Acting for Bank of Fiji in respect of dollar notes stolen in Singapore container yard during transit.

Excellent, professional in all aspects … it is the personalised touch that makes the difference!

Max Cheong (Director, Corporate Services), Caterpillar Energy Solutions Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd


The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 - Recommended Lawyer