First Lawyer in Singapore to be Made Queen’s Counsel in UK

14 Feb 2017

A Bruneian lawyer who practises in Singapore created legal history yesterday by becoming the first national from Asean to be appointed a Queen’s Counsel. Dr Colin Ong, 49, has been recognised as “an undisputed superstar” in the market and he is reputed to be exceptionally fast in absorbing points and extremely patient, according to leading legal directories. He was awarded the coveted appointment letter from Queen Elizabeth II through the Lord Chancellor of England and Wales at a grand ceremony held at the House of Lords in London yesterday.In Singapore, he practises out of Eldan Law LLP.