Davinder Singh

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For the Indian field hockey player, see Davinder Singh (field hockey).

Davinder Singh Sachdev (Punjabi: ਦਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਸਚਦੇਵ; born 1 August 1957), SC, is one of Singapore's foremost trial and appellate lawyer, having attained the title of Senior Counsel in 1997, and having been described by Asia Pacific Legal 500 2009/2010 as being "without peer at the bar". [1] Davinder successfully represented Singapore Press Holdings in the high profile suit brought by Mr TT Durai, former Chief Executive Officer of the National Kidney Foundation, for defamation in relation to an article written by one of their correspondents, describing, among other things, that Mr Durai had asked for installation of a "gold-plated tap" in his office.

Davinder Singh is a Sikh and as of end 2009, a divorcee with two sons. He received his education from Saint Michael's School, Saint Joseph's Institution, National Junior College and National University of Singapore. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Drew & Napier.

He was elected as Member of Parliament in 1988 and formerly an MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC.

Davinder withdrew from the 2006 general elections.[2]

Davinder represented PM Lee Hsien Loong in his defamation suit against blogger Roy Ngerng.