Actus Legal LLP
Actus Legal LLP (UEN T18LL1456F) is a limited liability law partnership, registered in Singapore under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act (Chapter 163A). We are a new firm that has started in 2018 with the helm of our dedicated lawyers, Mr Balakrishnan N and Mr A J Ramachandran.
Mr Balakrishnan s/o Nagamuthu
| Phone: (+65) 9791 9497
Mr A J Ramachandran
| Phone: (+65) 6788 2088
“Clients are comfortable with him. Hard-working and very experienced. Has a steady and humane presence in court. Very good on practical and realistic decisions. A good choice for clients paying for the costs of their own advice and representation.”
"Articulate and able to convey his point across in a succinct manner in court. Able to deliver good results for clients."
Mr Balakrishnan s/o Nagamuthu
Managing Partner with 22 years of experience
Commissioner of Oaths
Languages spoken: English, Tamil
Mr Balakrishnan was conferred a Bachelor of Law with Honours or LLB (Hons) degree, from the University of London, with which he was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law of Middle Temple, London.
In 1997, he was called to the Singapore Bar and has now practised law for 22 years.
His earlier degree was a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from the National University of Singapore. Prior to his legal career, Mr Bala was a teacher for 10 years with the Ministry of Education, Singapore.
Extensive experience and exposure are critical advantages which Mr Bala brings to your case, whether it is a need for transactional work or dispute resolution.
Mr Bala is an approachable and versatile lawyer, who accommodates commercial, arbitration and solicitor’s work with civil, criminal and family law practice.
In more personal and domestic aspects of law, Mr Bala appreciates interacting with the individual client, property owners and private businesses.
He offers cost-effective support across a range of legal needs such as:
∙ Wills, letters of administration and grants of probate
∙ Motor accident claims, including property damage and personal injury
∙ Powers of attorney
∙ Debt recovery
∙ Workmen compensation (MOM) claims
∙ Property management
∙ Management corporation strata title (MCST) work
∙ Corporate (ACRA) compliance
∙ Commercial/business agreements
From 2012 to 2017, he was an associate director in a law corporation which served the banking sector in Singapore. Previous clients included several multinational financial institutions and the law practice was among the top 10 in terms of litigation filing volume.
Blending his abilities as a trial lawyer as well as an educator, Mr Bala trained and supervised a team of 9 to 13 junior lawyers, legal trainees and members of staff in debt recovery work, including the full range of litigation and enforcement activities.
Mr Bala’s clients can expect the same approach of determination, accessibility, information and practical effectiveness.
∙ Singapore Academy of Law
∙ Law Society of Singapore
∙ Legal Aid Bureau (Assigned Solicitor)
Mr A J RAMACHANDRAN
Languages spoken: English
Ramachandran’s career in the legal industry started from 1987 when he began working as a Litigation Executive in Drew & Napier. In 1995, on qualifying as a lawyer, he practised commercial and shipping litigation for some years in established law firms like Shook Lin & Bok and Rajah & Tann, before he switched to work as in-house legal counsel.
Ram’s areas of practice include:
b) Business and restructuring plans
c) Commercial / business agreements
d) Commercial litigation
f) Ship charter party agreements
g) Ship construction and ship sale & purchase agreements
Client-satisfaction is Ram’s mission.