Minjoo Yoon

Minjoo Yoon

Of Counsel
T: 
+65 6361 9396
F: 
+65 6438 0550
E: 
MinjooYoon@eversheds-harryelias.com

Minjoo is an Of Counsel in our Matrimonial and Family Practice Group. Minjoo has extensive experience in all areas of matrimonial law such as contentious divorces, disputes over child custody, maintenance, division of matrimonial assets and family violence in the Family Justice Court (FJC) and Court of Appeal. Her practice includes acting for clients in applications with cross-jurisdictional issues, mediation and advising on the preparation and drafting of pre-nuptial agreements and deeds of financial arrangement.

Her recent experience includes: Acting as the lead counsel in contested proceedings by a father to successfully seek shared care and control care and control of his two children; Acting as the lead counsel in contested proceedings by a mother to successfully seek sole care and control and maintenance against the father who was depriving her of access to her child and failing to pay maintenance; Acting as the lead counsel for a father of two children in resisting a Personal Protection Order application made by the mother on behalf of their children.

As a native Korean fluent in the Korean language, Minjoo is in charge of the firm’s Korean desk for all practice areas and is the firm’s relationship lawyer with the Korean Association of Singapore, the Korean Chamber of Commerce of Singapore, the Embassy of Republic of Korea to Singapore, and associate firms in Korea. Minjoo has been invited by the Korean Association to conduct a talk on the Family Law in Singapore for its members.

Minjoo is a member of the Singapore Association of Women Lawyers (SAWL) and volunteers at the legal clinics where she gives free legal advice to women who are unable to afford a lawyer.

Minjoo is appointed by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education as a course facilitator for the Family Law Practice module. She teaches family and matrimonial law to students seeking admission to the Singapore Bar.

Recent Awards

ALB M&A Ranking
Notable firm for Capital Markets 2018
ALB Notable firm for M&A 2017
Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year 2017
Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 for Dispute resolution - Arbitration
Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution 2016
ALB Employer of Choice 2017 in Singapore