Wilson is more than just a litigation lawyer. When you engage Wilson, you don’t just get a lawyer – you get an accountant and computer programmer as well. Wilson has an unusual wardrobe of educational qualifications for a lawyer. Including his law degree, these are:
- Bachelor of Laws (Cum Laude), Singapore Management University
- Bachelor of Science (Information Systems) (Cum Laude), Singapore Management University
- Bachelor of Science (Applied Accounting) (Hons), Oxford Brookes University
- Master of Science (Professional Accountancy) (Merit), University of London (under the academic direction of University College London)
Additionally, Wilson has other law and accounting related certifications as well. Wilson is an Affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and is also a certified mediator, emplaced on the Panel of Associate Mediators of the Singapore Mediation Centre and the FIDREC SMC Co-Mediation Pilot Scheme.
Wilson has had several years of experience, having been called to the bar in 2014. He has had an interest in legal disputes since law school, when he won the 2nd prize in the inaugural Harry Elias-SMU Moot Court Tournament and the 1st prize in the Rodyk Challenge, a national moot. The diversity of his experiences lends itself to a prescient sense of perception in litigation. The criminal cases he has handled have run the gamut from white collar offences to drug trafficking. He has acted both in contentious criminal and family matters as well as commercial disputes in both the High Court and State Courts.
In 2019, Wilson secured an acquittal after trial in a theft case which involved the issue of the reliability of the warehousing and scanning systems at the Amazon Prime Warehouse. Wilson has secured other discharges amounting to acquittals and favourable outcomes for clients in criminal cases. Wilson has also been featured several times in local media relating to criminal cases in which he has acted.
Wilson has also been involved in tax-related matters, in which his accounting-related expertise has come in useful, particularly in the area of Goods & Services Tax. Wilson’s accounting knowledge comes in handy even in matrimonial disputes, where tracing of funds and other matrimonial assets is often an involved process.
Wilson’s excellent service and insightful advice in litigation has garnered him numerous positive reviews from former clients at Singapore Legal Advice.
Notwithstanding his focus on his litigation work, Wilson believes in giving back to the community. He is an active Criminal Legal Aid Scheme volunteer, merits tester and Legal Aid Bureau Assigned Solicitor. He was formerly a Criminal Legal Aid Scheme Fellow and was awarded the Legal Aid Bureau Novo Award in 2016.
Simply put, when you engage Wilson, you get an accountant, an IT professional and a successful lawyer all rolled into one.