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Withers KhattarWong LLP
UOB PLAZA 1, #25-01

Work Department

Criminal Litigation


Partner, Criminal Litigation


Shashi is a leading practitioner in the Singapore Criminal Bar where he often conducts high profile cases in both the trial and appellate courts; his cases involve offences of murder, drug trafficking, and kidnapping. Shashi is listed as a lead counsel under the Supreme Court’s list of Assigned Counsel for Capital Cases and he has defended numerous clients charged for capital offences.

His white collar work includes advising and defending institutions as well as individual clients on Singapore’s regulatory and compliance framework. Shashi is, in particular, familiar with the Securities and Futures Act and the Prevention of Corruption Act. He regularly advises clients on areas including corruption, insider trading, market manipulation, tax fraud, as well as a wide spectrum of legislation dealing with corporate malfeasance.

Shashi has previously been cited in Who’s Who Legal as one of Singapore’s leading business crime lawyers.

He has been consistently nominated by in-house counsel and industry peers as one of the world’s leading White Collar Crime practitioners in the Expert Guides since 2016.

Shashi is actively involved with the work of the Singapore Academy of Law, where he is regularly invited as a panelist and speaker for legal conferences. He also occasionally guest lectures at the Faculties of Law of both the National University of Singapore and the Singapore Management University.




Law Society of Singapore – Chairman of the Criminal Practice Committee

Singapore Academy of Law

ASEAN Law Association

Singapore Institute of Directors

The Legal Assistance Scheme for Capital Offences

Criminal Legal Aid Scheme

International Bar Association


University of London, LL.B (Hons)
Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple