Daniel Ho

Leaders in Law endorses Daniel Ho as our exclusively recommended Wills & Estates Law expert in Singapore. If you wish to get in touch with Daniel, please use the contact information provided above.

Daniel Ho, the founding director of Summit Law Corporation, is a lawyer with over 25 years of experience. He has worked with clients at every level – from individuals (both Singaporeans and foreigners) to SMEs to banks to multinational corporations to private family offices.

Daniel has extensive experience in private and corporate legal practice including holding regional roles in charge of legal matters covering Asia Pacific. Prior to going back into legal practice, Daniel was Senior Vice President, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer of Manulife (Singapore) Pte Ltd. Daniel previously also served as regional in-house counsel for various U.S. MNCs (including Texas Instruments and Caltex) and listed companies based in the Asia Pacific.

Possessing deep understanding of country specific legal cultures and practices, Daniel has a strong track record of delivering balanced and timely legal advice in highly pressurized environments with achievement of business objectives in mind. Daniel is effectively bilingual in English and Chinese, with experience in reviewing legal documentation and contracts in Chinese. In his previous roles, he had worked on a diverse range of legal functions including provision of legal advice and guidance; prosecution of cases in courts and litigation management; documentation preparation and drafting; compliance and corporate secretarial responsibilities.

Daniel graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree from the National University of Singapore in 1988.

Wills & Estate Law:

We help clients with the following:

  • Trust Setups
  • Will Writing
  • Preparation of Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Powers of Attorney (including those required for HDB property)
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney (Form 1 and Form 2)
  • Application for Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration
  • Resealing of Foreign Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration
  • Family Deeds and Agreements
  • Property Transfers upon Death and related advisory services.

Summit Law Corporation:

We are a boutique law practice providing high net worth individuals and family offices with customised legal solutions to address their legal issues and requirements. We cater to clients from Singapore and abroad.

Our focus is on five primary practice areas – Corporate Commercial Law including mergers and acquisitions; Intellectual Property Law protection; Family Law including pre and post nuptial agreements and Estate Law including Lasting Powers of Attorney (Form 1s and 2s) and Conveyancing including purchase of private properties under trust. We also provide Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths services to your choice location, at your convenience.

Summit Law Corporation – your external “in-house” legal department.


Nelcia St. Jean

Leaders in Law endorses Nelcia St. Jean as our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation Law expert in the British Virgin Islands. If you wish to get in touch with Nelcia, please use the contact information provided above.

Nelcia is originally from the Commonwealth of Dominica. She resided in the BVI for over 24 years and has been practising in the BVI since 2005. With over fifteen (15) years experience in law, as a Barrister of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands).

Nelcia has appeared in the Commercial Court of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) and has had conduct of many matters in the Civil Division of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) in matters in respect of companies and company disputes. In addition to trials her work at Court featured Interim applications and applications for injunctive relief; applications for the appointments of liquidators; applications for the restoration of BVI companies and rectification of share registers; and applications for a range of other relief available to directors and shareholders under the BVI Business Companies & Insolvency Acts.

Member of BVI Bar Association, Lincoln’s Inn, President of the Rotary Club of Central Tortola and Former President of the Rotary Club of Central Tortola.

Notary Public & Commissioner of Oaths.

Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate and Insolvency Law
  • Corporate Governance; Corporate Restructuring: Plans of Arrangement, Schemes of Arrangement and Mergers
  • Property Law

Bar Admissions

  • Bar of England and Wales (non-practising) 2005
  • Admitted to the Bar of British Virgin Islands 2005

Firm Description:

McW. Todman & Co is a small legal firm founded by the late Dr. McWelling Todman CBE, QC in 1969. The late Dr. Todman was the first native British Virgin Islands to operate a law firm in these islands. Despite his untimely passing, the firm has retained its roots in the community of the Virgin Islands while continuing to grow and strive in the fast paced international legal environment that characterizes the Virgin Islands.

The firm is ranked as one of the top litigation practices in the Virgin Islands and specializes in corporate/ commercial law, real estate, family matters, intellectual property, Conveyancing, Family Law and Estate Planning and Probate and offers discreet service to clients in corporate formation and management through its wholly owned subsidiary McNamara Corporate Services Limited.

We provide legal services in our selected practice areas commensurate with the quality and expertise of the big firms but in a personalized client-sensitive manner, with an unwavering commitment to responsiveness, efficiency and professionalism. We serve a wide range of clientele, and value every client relationship greatly. Each engagement benefits from the depth and breadth of our expertise. We approach every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding.