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Deals/Cases


Our practice group has been involved in a variety of notable cases in the following areas: -

  • Commercial disputes

    • Acted for Mr Ong Bee Chew, Mdm Neo Guat Leng and Mr Ong Zhi Jie in their defence against claims for, amongst others, breach of fiduciary duties and conspiracy by unlawful means
    • Acting for a Thai company in respect of an appeal to the Singapore High Court from a decision on jurisdiction rendered by an arbitral tribunal constituted under the auspices of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).
    • Acting for a Singapore company in the business of importing natural resources against an Indonesian supplier for breach of contract in the proceedings before the Singapore High Court for a Mareva injunction and arbitration proceedings.
    • Acting for a local company in the tourism industry against an action for breach of contract and in an application for the lifting of a worldwide Mareva Injunction.
    • Acting for a shareholder in respect of a transfer of shares and the exercise of pre-emption rights.
    • Acting for a client against an international bank for a claim in relation to money had and received.


  • Employment matters

    • Acting for a multinational company in defending an ex-employee's action for wrongful termination and for damages.
    • Acting for a company in an action against the company's general manager for the breach of the employment contract and breach of fiduciary duties including a claim for damages pursuant to the misuse of confidential information and a conspiracy to defraud the company.


  • Criminal and Disciplinary proceedings

    • Acted for the Chief Operating Officer of Air-ocean Limited before the Singapore Court of Appeal in respect of charges of insider trading and other offences under the Security & Futures Act (SFA) in one of the most significant cases concerning criminal charges based on breaches of the SFA.
    • Acted pro bono in an appeal of a murder charge and death sentence before the Court of Appeal.
    • Representing a professional body in disciplinary proceedings against one of its members.


  • Property Disputes and claims

    • Acting for a member of an en-bloc sales committee against an action for breach of fiduciary duties.
    • Representing a sub-contractor company in a claim against a contractor under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act.


  • Shipping matters

    • Acting for ship owners of a barge in an arbitration for over USD 16 million commenced by the charterers of the barge for damages arising out of a contract for the supply, installation, laying and protection of submarine cables and auxiliary equipment.


  • Matrimonial matters

    • Advising and representing clients in annulment of marriages, divorces including the division of matrimonial assets and children's issues.
    • Representing clients in applications for maintenance from spouses.



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Practice Leaders

Lisa THENG
Managing Partner
Tel: +65 6349 8711


SEE TOW Soo Ling
Partner
Tel: +65 6349 8689


Subramanian PILLAI
Partner
Tel: +65 6349 2379


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