07 December 2018 - Article
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
Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Vice president
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators
Automobile Association of Singapore
Law Society of Singapore