Vincent HO is a Partner in the Specialist & Private Client Disputes Practice and Private Wealth Practice.

His main areas of practice include complex civil and commercial litigation, including contractual and banking disputes, landlord-tenant and property-related disputes, shareholder disputes, mental capacity and succession disputes. He has significant experience in criminal defence litigation, and has assisted companies in conducting internal investigations involving employee misconduct, civil and regulatory misconduct.

Vincent has an active advisory and private wealth practice, advising high net-worth clients on succession and estate planning, employment and immigration law issues. He also regularly advises licensed trust companies and financial institutions on trust, compliance and regulatory matters.

Vincent’s broad expertise in both contentious and non-contentious matters makes him a highly effective advisor with a keen understanding of client’s key concerns and interests. He works closely with his clients to achieve positive outcomes both in Court and through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.

Matters of significance in which Vincent has been involved in include advising / acting for the following:

  • Successfully defended Deutsche Bank in the largest private banking claim (in excess of US$250million) brought by a former client in the Singapore Courts.
  • Successfully defended various individuals in a multi-million dollar claim by an investment company alleging their liability under an indemnity clause before the Singapore Court of Appeal.
  • A licensed trust company acting as a Trustee of a discretionary trust in a dispute between the various international parties within the trust, involving complex legal issues.
  • Family members involved in a dispute with other members of the family over the mental capacity of an elderly wealthy matriarch and the validity of her wills.

Related Practices

  • Specialist & Private Client Disputes
  • Private Wealth
  • Singapore: Family Offices and Risks, IFC Review, 8 June 2022
  • Enhancements to the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 – Two New Categories of Scheduled Contracts, Prohibition on Unilateral Increase of Charges, LegisWatch, May 2020
  • Is the money mine? – Issues arising from a joint bank account, Special Update, April 2020