K. Chandra Sekaran


Karuppiah Chandra Sekaran is a British-trained solicitor, who was called to the Roll of Solicitors in England and to the Supreme Court of Singapore. He is a rare Singaporean who practices English law and Singapore law respectively.

In his active legal practice, K. Chandra Sekaran demonstrates the art of the strategic tactician in resolving corporate, commercial, and intellectual property matters. He works very closely with off-shore law firms on Trade Marks, Estate Planning, Family Law, Wills and Probate matters. He had conducted high-profile cases in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, and United Kingdom. K. Chandra Sekaran’s cases include the collapse of the Nicoll Highway in Singapore in 2004 and a high-profile employment matter at the High Court and Court of Appeal in Singapore in 2015 (Enholco Pte Ltd v Schonk, Antonius Martinus Mattheus and Another).

K. Chandra Sekaran is a Legal Advisor for the Singapore After-Care Association (SACA).

K. Chandra Sekaran had contributed a paper on the need of enforcement measures on Active Mobility Act 2017 (No. 3 of 2017) on 04 April 2017 which brought the passing of the Land Transport (Enforcement Measures) Act in Singapore Parliament on 08 September 2018 to set new enforcement standards for personal mobility devices (“PMDs”). On 05 April 2022, the Singapore Parliament accepted K. Chandra Sekaran’s recommendations on the White Paper on Women’s Developments.

K. Chandra Sekaran had published a highly regarded article, namely “Non-White and Prosecutions” for the British Royal Commission on Criminal Justice in 1993 which received personal mention from the House of Commons Select Committee (British Parliament), and Mr Justice Henry Brooke, the Chairman of the Law Commission of England and Wales, United Kingdom.

He was an Adjunct Lecturer at Singapore Accountancy Academy, Temasek and Ngee Ann Polytechnics, PSB Academy, MDIS, and Humberside College and has public speaking experience giving seminars at DBS Corporate Organisations and community events of People’s Association.

Professional memberships

  • Law Society of Singapore
  • Singapore Academy of Law
  • Law Society of England and Wales (UK)
  • Institute of Trademarks Attorney (UK)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)

Other memberships

  • Sengkang South Citizens Consultative Committee, Jalan Kayu Branch (Ang Mo Kio GRC) and Fernvale Ward
  • Lien Foundation
  • St. Andrews Nursing Home
  • Aces Senior Club
  • Youth Olympic Games 2010
  • SEA Games Committee 2015