17 September 2019 - Events
Acted for a Vietnamese company in a SIAC arbitration involving a claim for US$39 million relating to the dealership in Vietnam of construction machinery and equipment.
Successfully acted for a shareholder in an action for oppression of the minority, involving a family-owned and managed development company with net assets of approximately S$60 million. After a week of trial in the High Court, the action was settled favourably for our client, whose shares and entitlement under the settlement agreement have been valued at an amount in excess of S$6 million.
Acting for a Korean company in a multi-million dollar ICC arbitration involving two Korean companies and a Chinese company.
Acting for project managers/engineers on instructions of their Insurers in a US$12 million SIAC arbitration involving a development project in Vietnam.
Acting for the former CEO and MD of a brokerage company in his claim in the High Court and Court of Appeal against the company involving numerous factual and legal issues including restraint of trade and the legality of provisions prohibiting solicitation of employees. The Court of Appeal decision is the leading case in Singapore on restraint of trade.
Successfully acting for a government agency in a claim in the High Court and the Court of Appeal arising from a refusal to grant a renewal of a lease of prime land, involving allegations of misrepresentation.
Acting in an application for, and in the execution of an Anton Pillar Order involving numerous defendants and issues of breach of fiduciary duties, breach of trust and conspiracy.
‘Singapore Thrives As Arbitration Seat in Asia’, the Business Times, August 2012
‘International Commercial Arbitration in Singapore’, ASIAN-COUNSEL - November 2008 issue, article author
_’LexisNexis Practical Guidance - Dispute Resolution, Chapter on Adjudication’_- 2015/2016, author
Council Member, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators
Panel of Arbitrators and Panel of Mediators, Asia International Arbitration Centre (formerly known as The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration)
Panel of Arbitrators, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb)
Panel of Arbitrators, Law Society Arbitration Scheme
Reserve Panel of Arbitrators, Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)
Panel of Associate Mediators, Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC)
Panel of Mediators, Law Society Mediation Scheme
Accredited Adjudicator under Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act
Panel of Neutrals, Law Society Neutral Evaluation and Determination Scheme
Secretary, Automobile Association of Singapore
Law Society of Singapore
Society of Construction Law