Rajan Chettiar

Family Lawyer

Rajan Chettiar LLC

April 2012

Summary

After having qualified as a barrister-at-law in England and admitted to the Singapore Bar in March 1997, Rajan Chettiar worked in one of the oldest and prestigious law firms in Singapore.
Having caught the entrepreneur bug and a strong desire to use his legal skills to assist individuals, he then set up the firm of Rajan Chettiar & Co in 2003 which specialises in all aspects of family and personal laws. He is currently the Managing Director of Rajan Chettiar LLC.

Rajan studied Masters in Counselling in 2020 and specialises in couple and family counselling.

He is an Associate Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre and a Court appointed volunteer mediator of the State Courts and Family Justice Courts in Singapore.
He mediates civil, criminal and family matters. He also runs one of the first private mediation company in Singapore, Resolvers Pte Ltd which offers mediation services to assist parties to resolve their matters through mediation instead of resorting to litigation.

He is one of the first collaborative lawyers in Singapore and handled the first collaborative family law case in Singapore in early 2013. He is appointed as a Child Representative by the Family Justice Courts to assist the Court on complex child custody and access cases.
He is a trained Parent Coordinator and a Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI) Certified Mediator.
He is also qualified to mediate cross border family disputes.

In 2016, he was recognised as an Outstanding Volunteer (Advocate and Solicitor category) by the State Courts in Singapore. He has also been recognized for his contributions to the Law Society of Singapore on 2 occasions.

He has been appointed to be a director of the Board of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals in the United States of America. He is the second Asian to serve on the Board.

He is also a facilitator for the Part B Course (entrance exams for newly qualified lawyers) in the subjects of Professional Skills and Family Law. He is also an assessor for the accreditation of mediators in the Singapore Mediation Centre.

An active member of the Law Society of Singapore, he was a past member of the Council of the Law Society of Singapore and currently serves in it is various committees.

Rajan’s life philosophy is to help and support people to make the world a better place for all.
He is an active volunteer with a keen interest in disabled, family and children cause and serves in various voluntary welfare organizations and family service centres in Singapore.

He is regularly featured in the local newspapers, radio, and television in Singapore on family-related issues.

A prolific writer, he writes a monthly column in the Law Gazette, the official legal publication of the Law Society of Singapore since 2003. His other passions are cooking, baking and travelling.

Rajan Chettiar LLC

Rajan Chettiar LLC is a boutique family law firm.
It was set up in 2003. The Firm offers legal solutions to individuals, couples, families and children who face personal legal problems in their lives.The Firm specialises in providing holistic, out of court settlements through negotiation, collaborative practice and counselling.
For clients who wish to be engage in Court proceedings, we provide mindful litigation services.