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Johnston Lee

Associate Directorr

Characterist LLC

Inspired by a speech he heard from a Queen’s Counsel, Johnston aspires to be an advocate for the man-on-the-street as he believes they are the ones who need his skill set most. He has grown to be an advocate with a unique ability to combine his compassion, people skills and legal expertise to compel him to advance his client’s best case forward.
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Johnston Lee

Associate Directorr

Characterist LLC

Inspired by a speech he heard from a Queen’s Counsel, Johnston aspires to be an advocate for the man-on-the-street as he believes they are the ones who need his skill set most. He has grown to be an advocate with a unique ability to combine his compassion, people skills and legal expertise to compel him to advance his client’s best case forward.

Practice Areas

Johnston’s primary areas of practice include:

  • Family & Matrimonial Law
  • Probate and Administration Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurance & Personal Injury Litigation
  • Criminal Litigation

Education

LLB (Hons), University of Nottingham (2012)

Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore (2014)

Clients Love Working with Johnston

Johnston has acted for clients in court proceedings from all walks of life. He has been described by clients as “professional”, “thorough”, “patient”, and “goes above and beyond” for his clients. He has also been commended by clients for his “clarity” when rendering his advice, one who is capable of “handling sensitive issues in a timely manner”, “puts personal attention”, and “shows expertise” in the conduct of his matters.

Expert in Family & Matrimonial Law

In his family and matrimonial practice, Johnston has advised and acted for clients on all areas of family and matrimonial law such as contentious divorces, annulments, disputes over child custody, child relocation issues, maintenance, division of matrimonial assets, family violence, as well as cross-border jurisdictional issues. 

Expert in Estate Planning, Probate & Administration Law

Johnston also advises on all issues pertaining to estate planning, probate and administration law. He has given numerous seminars on estate planning to a variety of audience including insurance executives, financial planners from various companies, as well as senior citizen beneficiaries from a senior activities centre and teachers in a primary school. He regularly assists clients with drafting of Wills, Lasting Power of Attorneys and Power of Attorneys. He also advises on applications to Court for grant of Probate and Letters of Administration.

Civil Advisory Matters

Johnston’s practice also includes advising on and acting for clients in a wide range of civil matters including property damage and personal injury claims arising from industrial and motor vehicle accidents, motor insurance fraud, estate disputes, contractual disputes, landlord-tenancy disputes, and defamation. He has advocated successfully at various levels of the Singapore Courts.

Personal Goals

Inspired by a speech he heard from a Queen’s Counsel, Johnston aspires to be an advocate for the man-on-the-street as he believes they are the ones who need his skill set most. He has grown to be an advocate with a unique ability to combine his compassion, people skills and legal expertise to compel him to advance his client’s best case forward.

Outside of Work

Outside of work, Johnston is an avid sportsman who enjoys almost any type of sport. His favourites are soccer, floorball and cricket. He is also passionate about working with youths and mentors a group of youths in his church. He is married and is a proud father of his adorable daughter.

Clients Love Working with Johnston

Johnston has acted for clients in court proceedings from all walks of life. He has been described by clients as “professional”, “thorough”, “patient”, and “goes above and beyond” for his clients. He has also been commended by clients for his “clarity” when rendering his advice, one who is capable of “handling sensitive issues in a timely manner”, “puts personal attention”, and “shows expertise” in the conduct of his matters.

Expert in Family & Matrimonial Law

In his family and matrimonial practice, Johnston has advised and acted for clients on all areas of family and matrimonial law such as contentious divorces, annulments, disputes over child custody, child relocation issues, maintenance, division of matrimonial assets, family violence, as well as cross-border jurisdictional issues. 

Expert in Estate Planning, Probate & Administration Law

Johnston also advises on all issues pertaining to estate planning, probate and administration law. He has given numerous seminars on estate planning to a variety of audience including insurance executives, financial planners from various companies, as well as senior citizen beneficiaries from a senior activities centre and teachers in a primary school. He regularly assists clients with drafting of Wills, Lasting Power of Attorneys and Power of Attorneys. He also advises on applications to Court for grant of Probate and Letters of Administration.

Civil Advisory Matters

Johnston’s practice also includes advising on and acting for clients in a wide range of civil matters including property damage and personal injury claims arising from industrial and motor vehicle accidents, motor insurance fraud, estate disputes, contractual disputes, landlord-tenancy disputes, and defamation. He has advocated successfully at various levels of the Singapore Courts.

Personal Goals

Inspired by a speech he heard from a Queen’s Counsel, Johnston aspires to be an advocate for the man-on-the-street as he believes they are the ones who need his skill set most. He has grown to be an advocate with a unique ability to combine his compassion, people skills and legal expertise to compel him to advance his client’s best case forward.

Outside of Work

Outside of work, Johnston is an avid sportsman who enjoys almost any type of sport. His favourites are soccer, floorball and cricket. He is also passionate about working with youths and mentors a group of youths in his church. He is married and is a proud father of his adorable daughter.

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