General Litigation



Our general litigation practice is primarily business-oriented and involves most types of civil litigation. Our dispute resolution lawyers assist corporate and private clients in their claims and disputes arising from areas such as company law, defamation, and intellectual property on top of others mentioned.




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Accolades

Rankings Received From Professional and Commercial Publications In 2020




  • Asialaw Profiles : Recognised for Dispute Resolution

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  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific : Recommended for Dispute Resolution

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Practice Highlights



CNPLaw acted on the case- Sit Kwong Lam v Management Corporation Strata Title Plan No 2645 [2018] SGCA 14 [2018] 1 SLR 790; [2017] SGHC 57

CNPLaw acted on the case: Sit Kwong Lam v Management Corporation Strata Title Plan No 2645 [2018] SGCA 14 [2018] 1 SLR 790; [2017] SGHC 57

CNPLaw represented the respondent before the Strata Titles Board, the High Court and the Court of Appeal in a landmark decision where the Court of Appeal dealt with the definition of common property under the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act.

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The General Litigation Team




Lisa Theng managing partner at CNPLaw LLP

Managing Partner

As a managing partner, Lisa sees a need to ensure that our clients see us as their business partner and not a just legal service provider. Our aim is to provide innovative legal solutions for our clients across Asia with a high level of service and support that will help our clients better manage and succeed in their own businesses.

          



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Partner

Soo Ling’s main areas of practice are intellectual property and dispute resolution. She has experience in a diverse range of matters such as building construction, company law, commercial law, disciplinary proceedings, employment law, family law, intellectual property, property law, probate & administration and shareholder disputes. Soo Ling is “Recommended” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 for the Dispute Resolution practice and had previously acted for defendant in their defence against claims for breach of fiduciary duties and conspiracy by unlawful means.

          



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Partner

Subra’s practice has been primarily in the field of commercial litigation and arbitration. He heads the firm’s International Arbitration and Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure teams. Subra is “Recommended” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 for the Dispute Resolution practice and had previously acted on the case: Sit Kwong Lam v Management Corporation Strata Title Plan No 2645 [2018] SGCA 14 [2018] 1 SLR 790; [2017] SGHC 57.

          



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Partner

Ravi has 32 years of legal experience. He specialises in corporate advisory and provides legal advice to directors and CEOs on laws and rules relating to directors’ duties and corporate governance. He has a wealth of experience in advising local and regional companies on investment agreements, joint ventures, and corporate structures.

     



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Partner

Venetia is a disputes lawyer with experience handling international arbitration, litigation and advisory work on international and local commercial disputes, in particular, disputes relating to foreign investments and joint ventures, financing, distributorships, and jurisdictional challenges. Venetia was listed as Singapore’s 20 most influential lawyers aged 40 and under in 2018 by the Singapore Business Review and previously acted for a venture capitalist in his claim for above US$5 million.

          



Edwin Chia Partner at CNPLaw LLP

Partner

Edwin’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, disciplinary proceedings, wills and probate, shareholders’ disputes, and employment matters. He has been involved in matters at all levels of the Singapore Courts (including the Court of Appeal), and has acted as lead counsel in matters before the High Court of Singapore and disciplinary tribunals (as prosecuting counsel). Edwin previously acted for a defendant in its defence against claims for breach of fiduciary duties and conspiracy by unlawful means.

          



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Senior Associate

Sharleen has experience in a wide spectrum of legal advisory and disputes work, with a focus on civil and corporate commercial litigation. She has advised and represented a number of international companies and high net-worth individuals in complex cross-border disputes. Her experience also includes regulatory and investigatory work and employment law. Sharleen previously acted for a group of companies based in Singapore, the British Virgin Islands and Panama in one of the largest trust disputes in the Singapore Courts concerning the beneficial ownership of assets valued at between US$600 and US$800 million over a 49-day trial.

          



Hu Huimin Senior Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

Senior Associate

Huimin is a Senior Associate with the firm’s Dispute Resolution team and Family Law team. She was called to the Singapore bar in 2012. Her main area of practice is general civil and commercial litigation. She has been involved in various civil trials and hearings before the State Courts, the High Court and the Court of Appeal of Singapore.

          



Joel Wee Senior Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

Senior Associate

Joel joined CNPLaw in 2017 and is in the firm’s Dispute Resolution team. He has experience in a diverse range of litigation and estate planning work including the drafting of wills and probate work. Joel previously acted on the case: Sit Kwong Lam v Management Corporation Strata Title Plan No 2645 [2018] SGCA 14 [2018] 1 SLR 790; [2017] SGHC 57.

     



Benita Koh Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

Associate

Benita is an associate with the Dispute Resolution team. Her area of practice covers a diverse range of dispute resolution and advisory work, which include civil and commercial litigation, disciplinary proceedings and employment matters. Find out more about Benita and the publication she has written which showcase her expertise in this field of practice, one in particular, she and the Dispute Resolution team contributed to the Singapore Chapter in The Dispute Resolution Review 11th edition.

     



Edwyna Ong Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

Associate

Edwyna is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. Her practice experience includes litigation and advisory work on international and local commercial disputes, in particular, disputes relating to foreign investments and joint ventures. Edwyna previously acted for fund management company dispute against warrantors.

          



ervin roe is an associate at CNPLaw

Associate

Ervin is an associate in the Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure Projects team. He advises on matters related to civil and commercial litigation and regularly acts for clients in construction projects and insolvency disputes. Find out more about Ervin and the publications that he has written which showcase his expertise in this field of practice, one in particular, he and the Dispute Resolution team contributed to the Singapore Chapter in The Dispute Resolution Review 11th edition.

     



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Associate

Shu-Yi is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. Her practice experience includes a diverse range of dispute resolution and advisory work, including cross border and domestic disputes involving corporate and commercial law. Shu-Yi previously acted for a fund management company against their warrantors in a dispute involving the issue of whether certain communications between the parties were protected by “without prejudice” privilege.

          




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