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Susan de Silva

Consultant Singapore


Susan has an excellent reputation as a leading employment lawyer.

Susan is a Consultant with the firm and co-heads the Employment Group in Asia Pacific. She is based in Singapore.

With more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer in Singapore and England, Susan has been consistently recognised as a leading individual in her specialism of employment & labour law. Within this practice area, she focuses on serving clients in Singapore and the rest of Asia-Pacific, with a particular emphasis on complex or sensitive HR matters including union issues, workplace investigations and senior-level terminations.

Susan is an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore, an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, and a solicitor in England & Wales.

Susan is a member of the Institute of Human Resource Professionals (IHRP)'s Assessment Committee. She is also a Singapore Mediation Centre-trained mediator and a contributor to the chapter on Singapore employment laws of the “International Labor and Employment Laws” (Third Edition, Vol. IIB, BNA Books).

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Lawyer Testimonials
  1. Clients value her "practical insights into the local context and actionable strategic advice."

    Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017
  2. Susan de Silva is highly respected for her extensive experience of Singapore employment law. She often advises multinationals on non-contentious matters, with a particularly deep knowledge of trade secrets issues. Clients say: "She's very responsive; the advice she gives is very clear."

    Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016
  3. Susan de Silva is regarded as one of Singapore's leading non-contentious employment law practitioners. Market commentators praise her experience and practical approach.

    Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015