(Since July 2021)
Who We Are
DBLC is a young law firm with significant depth in areas, including but not limited to, Family Law, Probate & Estate Administration, Adoption, Syariah Law and Corporate Advisory whilst at the same time seeking to expand knowledge and experience in various fields.
We believe in giving back to the communities.
We work with our clients closely and strive to exceed their expectations by providing them with practical legal advice and insights.
At DBLC, we advocate alternative dispute resolution (e.g. mediation etc.) equal justice and opportunity.
Ezra graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)(Hons) from the University of Manchester in 2015. He also holds a Graduate Diploma in Social Psychology and Counselling (Grad.DipPsy) with an overall distinction and a Professional Diploma in Applied Psychology from the National University of Singapore (NUS)(ext). In 2019, Ezra also attended at the Singapore Polytechnic for a Specialist Diploma in Applied Drama and Psychology and has since obtained a certificate of completion for the first semester.
Before founding Deansgate Barakah Law Corporation, Ezra joined Arul Chew & Partners(“ACP”) in 2012 as an intern and remained with the firm for his relevant legal training and practice training contract ending mid-2016. He was called to the Singapore bar in May 2017. Upon being called to the bar, Ezra joined a medium-size law firm as an associate before moving back with Arul Chew & Partners. He was involved in and assisted primarily in the practice areas of commercial/general litigation and corporate advisory.
Ezra serves a diverse array of clientele and has assisted and advised clients on many legal issues including but not limited to, breach of confidentiality and trade secrets, defamation, enforcing judgment debts, breach of contract (commercial and private contracts), employment law, bankruptcy proceedings, Syari'ah law in relation to matrimonial proceedings and estate matters(contentious/non-contentious probate) including advising on Muslim estate based on Faraid, company law, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts.
Currently, besides practicing the law, Ezra is a Master's degree (research)(Syari'ah Islamic Studies) candidate, University of Malaya. He is also teaching as an Associate faculty (Public Safety and Security programme) at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) with a focus in Singapore Legal System.
In his free time, he enjoys listening to symphonic music (he played the French Horn in secondary school) preferably while basking under the hot sun, enjoying nature at its best.
Committee Member, Law Society of Singapore (Syariah Committee and Young Lawyers Committee)
Member, Singapore Academy of Law
Member, Society of Construction Law (Singapore)
Ezra is a contributing author of "Firm and Case Management", and "Accounting and Time Management" (for Singapore Academy of Law, Legal Technology Manual) click here to view articles.
One of two(2) counsels acting for Hmlet Singapore in its acquisition of "we r urban" (Hong Kong), marking Hmlet's expansion into the Hong Kong market. (click here to read the article on Singapore Business Times)
Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Ltd v Avant Garde Maritime Services (Private)) Limited  SGHC 78 (read the case here)
Sinolanka Hotels & Spa (Private) Limited v Interna Contract SpA  SGHC 157 (read the case here)
Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Ltd v Avant Garde Maritime Services (Private) Limited  SGCA 33 (Appeal Allowed) (read the case summary here)