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Khoo May Ann

May Ann is a Legal Associate with the firm specializing in Family & Matrimonial Disputes.

May Ann graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2016 where she was placed on the Final Year Dean's List and awarded the Peacemakers’ Prize in Mediation. In the same year, May Ann also won the top prize in an essay competition organized by the Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI). Her essay on resolving issues of family violence through mediation was subsequently published by SIMI in its second volume of “Contemporary Issues In Mediation” in 2017.

Notably, May Ann also gained practical experience as a judicial intern under a Magistrate Judge at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Washington D.C., where she was involved in cases relating to refugee minors, guardianship, adoption, as well as child abuse and neglect.

May Ann's passion for child welfare and her dedication to the practice of family law enables her to advise her clients compassionately and comprehensively. May Ann has also had experience in various court proceedings, mediations and negotiations. She is well-equipped to deal with complex family law issues relating to children, assets, maintenance and cross-border jurisdictional conflicts.

Prior to joining the firm, May Ann specialized in investment funds at a trust, asset and wealth management department of a leading law firm in Singapore. She was called to the Singapore Bar in 2017.

ACCOLADES AND AWARDS

  • NUS (Faculty of Law) Final Year Dean’s List 2015/2016
  • Peacemakers' Prize in Mediation 2015/2016
  • Top Prize, Singapore International Mediation Institute Contemporary Issues in Mediation Essay Competition 2016

PUBLICATIONS

  • Khoo May Ann Esther (2017), Scaling Up Safety for the Sake of Self-Determination: Exploring Options to Mediation and Cases of Family Violence in Singapore. Contemporary Issues in Mediation: pp. 3-13.

VOLUNTEER WORK

While at NUS, May Ann was an executive committee member of the NUS Law Pro Bono Group where she served as the group’s Secretary. Since then, May Ann continues to remain actively involved in legal clinics.

Languages Spoken

Khoo May Ann is fluent in English and Mandarin.

For further inquiries or requests for consultation, please call 65320123.
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