Specialist Family Lawyer
Sheila Cheng has a Masters of Law (LLM) from the National University of Singapore. She also has a 2nd Upper-Class Honours from the University of Bristol.
Sheila has worked exclusively in the area of family law since her call to the Bar. She has received specialist training in Mediation and Collaborative Practice and has the following specialist family law accreditations:
- Singapore Mediation Centre Accredited Mediator.
- Singapore Mediation Centre Accredited Collaborative Family Practitioner (CFP).
- Appointed to Singapore Mediation Centre’s Panel of Collaborative Family Practitioners (CFP).
Sheila will explore all possible options with a client to determine how best to solve their problem. She uses dispute resolution methods ranging from mediation and negotiation to litigation. Her primary objective is to ensure that the benefits of the approach outweigh the costs and to achieve an outcome that is fair and conclusive.
Sheila has focused her career on the practice of family law, especially in cases involving high conflict and high asset worth. Her significant areas of work include:
- Contested divorce.
- Ancillary reliefs involving contentious children issues and financial issues.
- Advice on prenuptial agreements.
- Interlocutory applications including discovery and interrogatories to ascertain whereabouts of missing assets.
- Appeal cases.
Sheila’s ability to research thoroughly, to think deeply about legal issues and to present them clearly in arguments makes her a key member of the team.
As a student, Sheila volunteered as a writer at the Meet the People’s sessions at Holland – Bukit Timah GRC. Outside of work, she also spends time doing volunteer work in Thailand.
Sheila is bilingual and speaks English and Chinese (Mandarin).
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY:
“I’d like to compliment the services of PKWA, especially Mr Low Jin Liang, Ms Sheila Cheng and Mr Jason Mak, for their patient listening, clear understanding, prompt responses, and professional help. I’m happy with my case closed, and highly recommend them to my friends.” – J T Hong
“My mother and I would like to thank PKWA Law Practice for the excellent service that they have provided for us through my mother’s divorce case. They were very diligent and professional about their work and listened to everything that my mother has to say. We would also like to thank Helen especially, Sheila, Mr Low Jin Liang and his team for their timely replies to our last-minute emails, maximum efficiency and their genuine care and concern for us, clients.” – Mongkol Kittiratanasakul