Low Seow Ling

Associate Director ¦ seowling.low@edenlaw.com.sg

Seow Ling believes that legal representation should be within every individual’s reach. She plays her part in achieving this lofty goal by offering equitable, affordable and sustainable access to her legal services.

Fluent in Mandarin, Seow Ling represents many PRC and Taiwanese nationals in their matrimonial matters.   

Seow Ling is especially interested in the area of Estate Planning. She particularly enjoys formulating sustainable estate planning solutions for families with elderly individuals, clients suffering from dementia and other intellectual disabilities.

Notable Litigation Matters

  • Represented the German father in the first-ever case decided in Singapore under the International Child Abduction Act and the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. The Court of Appeal ordered the child to be returned to his father in Germany and found that the Singaporean mother had wrongfully retained the child in Singapore. (BDU v BDT [2014] SGCA 12)
  • Represented a Singaporean mother against an American father in litigation involving arguments on common intention constructive trusts and the division of matrimonial property in the context of an annulled marriage. (BMM v BMN [2017] 4 SLR 1315)

Professional Memberships and Appointments

Member, Law Society of Singapore
Member, Singapore Academy of Law
Assigned Solicitor, Legal Aid Bureau
Volunteer Lawyer, Assisted Deputyship Application Programme (ADAP), Ministry of Social and Family Development

Languages

English, Mandarin