Qualification & Admission
LL.B. (Hons), University of London
A member of Inner Temple, London
Barrister-at-Law (England & Wales)
Admitted to the Singapore Bar in January 1993.
Founder member of the law firm “Amolat & Partners”
Commissioner for Oaths
After Amolat was called to the Singapore Bar in 1993 he practised in 2 Singapore law firms before setting up his own firm in 1994.He has 22 years' of experience.
His practice encompasses civil and criminal litigation, family, defamation, insurance, drafting, advising on commercial agreements, court martial law and conveyancing.
Amolat was the preferred lecturer when he taught trust, family and company law to the LL.B. law students at the Singapore Institute of Commerce and also at Stansfield College. The students remembered him for making complicated legal concepts clear and simple and also for his lively lectures and in-depth analysis of legal issues and concepts.
Amolat was appointed main counsel to handle capital cases in the High Court and the Court of Appeal where the punishment is the death penalty by the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 1998. He has a natural flair in cross-examination. He has represented numerous clients in the Court of Criminal Appeal, High Court and the Subordinate Courts.
He received the prestigious Legal Assistance Scheme for Capital Offences (LASCO) Award from the Chief Justice of Singapore in recognition of his sterling contribution to LASCO on 26 November 2010.
As part of the new changes to the family law and practice, he was appointed a Child Representative by the Family Justice Courts to assist the Court and to be the child’s voice in the proceedings. He was also appointed an Associate Mediator of the Family Justice Courts. He is concurrently an Associate Mediator of the State Courts and the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC). In 2014, he was conferred the Outstanding Volunteer Award by the State Courts for his involvement in court mediation of civil and criminal cases.
Honoaray Legal Adviser to the Singapore Institute of Project Managers.
Honorary Legal Adviser to Temasek Club, a SAF premier officers’ club for senior officers for the past twenty (20) years.
Committee member of the Law Society’s Family Law Practice Committee
A volunteer member of Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (CLAS)
A volunteer member of Legal Aid Bureau (LAB)
Member of the Panel of the Inquiry Committee (an appointment made by the Honourable The Chief Justice of Singapore)
Member of the Ethics Committee of the Law Society
Volunteer of the Subordinate Courts
Member of the Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore
Associate Mediator of the Subordinate Courts
He also writes regularly for the Sunday Times under the “Your Personal Adviser” column as part of the “Invest” section. He served the SAF as a volunteer and left as a retired Lt Colonel. He has received several awards including the Formation NSman of the Year for his dedication and commitment.
He has been invited to give talks at property seminars where he was well-received and rated “Excellent” by the participants. Several of the participants approached him after the seminars to engage the firm’s services for their property transactions.