Kenneth Yap

Legal Associate, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

*Withers KhattarWong is a Formal Law Alliance between Withers LLP and KhattarWong LLP. Kenneth Yap is from KhattarWong LLP.

Kenneth is an associate in the litigation and arbitration team.

He has assisted in litigation at various levels of Singapore’s Courts and has been involved in a variety of matters including contractual disputes, as well as claims for breach of trust and fiduciary duties.

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Assisted Counsel over a month-long trial, defending a private banker against various claims for breach of fiduciary duties, fraudulent misrepresentation and deceit.

Assisted Counsel in a multi-jurisdictional claim by a high net-worth individual for breach of trust and fiduciary duties, as well as unjust enrichment.

Assisted Counsel in the appeal and cross-appeal of the decision by the trial judge in the Singapore International Commercial Court. The case involved novel points of law on the rights and responsibilities of a party under a Joint Venture Agreement, and the extent in which fiduciary duties are owed. The appeal succeeded in part, while the Plaintiff’s cross-appeal was dismissed in its entirety.

Singapore, 2017

Law Society of Singapore, Member

Singapore Academy of Law, Member

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  • English

Singapore

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