04 October 2016 - Feature
 SGHC 327: Dr Ong Han Ling & Enny Ariandini Pramana v American International Assurance Company Ltd. and others (Ongoing) Conducted a lengthy trial against a leading insurance company on behalf of two individuals claiming damages in respect of a non-existent insurance policy fraudulently sold by an insurance agent for US$5 million on the basis of vicarious liability, negligence and trust. The case involved complex issues of fact and law. The Court ruled that the insurer was viciously liable for the agent’s fraud and awarded damages.
CA 1 of 2017 and CA 189 of 2016: Acted on behalf of a BVI company and an individual in an appeal from a decision of the Singapore International Commercial Court relating to a $ 150 million dollar claim pertaining to the disposal of shares allegedly intended to be used as collateral. The case involved novel and complex loan agreements and the relationships between the disposals of the shares and share prices.
Suit No. 807/2017: Acting on behalf of a Singapore company and its directors in a dispute with two other companies in relation to breaches of confidentiality and fiduciary duties. This dispute involved an Anton pillar order (or search order) being carried out at the residential premises of the directors and the business premises of the company and was settled in mediation at the Singapore Mediation Centre.
 SGHC 220: Yeo Henry v Yeo Charles and others. Acting on behalf of a beneficiary of a will pertaining to a substantial estate and successfully obtaining an order upholding the will on the basis that the executor had testamentary capacity, despite suffering from depression.
 SGHC 21: TMT Asia Ltd v BHP Billiton Marketing AG & Anor. Acting in the High Court in disputes relating to market manipulation (iron ore) and freight forwarding agreements, and involving violations under the Securities and Futures Act (Cap. 289) and successfully resisting a striking- off application.
HC Suit No. 679 of 2014: Murakami Takako v Astoeti Gunanto. Acting on behalf of an executrix of an estate and obtaining a Mareva injunction over assets in Singapore on the basis of a claim for the return of sales proceeds by a solicitor acting for the estate.
 CA 54/2013: Lim Meng Suang, Kenneth Chee Mun-Leon & Attorney-General. Acting in an appeal involving constitutional issues of public importance, namely, whether Section 377A of the Penal Code infringes the constitutional rights to equality, life and liberty.
 SGHC 128: Firoudin Aliev v Kon Ying Tong the joint and several liquidator of Agrosin Pte Ltd. Acting in the High Court and the Court of Appeal on behalf of a former employee of a Company in liquidation to challenge the rejection of his proof of debt claiming salaries and other monies.
 SGHC 78/2013 3 SLR 354: World Sport Group Pte Ltd v Dorsey James Michael. Acting in the High Court and the Court of Appeal on behalf of a leading sports marketing, media and event management company in a claim for pre-action discovery relating to potential claims for defamation and breach of confidentiality.
SGHC 197/2013SGCA 36: Wee Chiaw Sek Anna v Ng Li-Ann Genevieve (sole executrix of the estate of Ng Hock Seng deceased) and another. Acting in the High Court and the Court of Appeal on behalf of an executrix of an estate and successfully resisting a claim for the setting aside of various trust allegedly established using matrimonial property on the grounds of fraudulent misrepresentation, unjust enrichment and constructive trust.
 3SLR 1053; SGCA 33: Wee Siew Bock & anor v Chan Yuen Yee Alexia Eve. Acting in the High Court and the Court of Appeal in a dispute between owners of landed property relating to an easement, involving the issues whether the easement had been abandoned and whether there had been substantial interference with it.
Suit No. 324 of 2013: Acting on behalf of a vendor of JTC land in a dispute relating to the sale and purchase and obtaining the removal of the Caveat filed by the purchaser.
 SGHC 138: AQT v AQU: Acting on behalf of the husband in a dispute over matrimonial property.
 SGHC 245: OTF Aquarium Farm v Lian Shing Construction Co Pte Ltd (formerly Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd, Third Party) Appearing in the Court of Appeal in a matter involving losses arising out of the flow of water from the Appellant’s land to a neighbouring fish farm.
 4SLR ®111;  SGHC 157: ABB Holdings Pte Ltd & others v Sher Hock Guan Charles. Acting in High Court proceedings on behalf of a former employee of a company within a multinational group specializing in power and automation technologies with respect to claims based on breach of fiduciary duty, confidentiality and breach of copyright.
 3 SLR765;  SGHC 90: Peter Roger May v Pinder Lillian Gek Lian. Acting in a matter pertaining to the estate of a testator with substantial properties in various jurisdictions, involving disputes as to domicile and forum non conveniens.
 1SLR®729;  SGHC 216: Dynamic Investments Pte Ltd v Lee Chee Kian Silas & others. Appearing in the High Court and the Court of Appeal and successfully resisting the objections of a minority owner to the en-bloc sale of Holland Hills Mansions.
Suit No. 629 of 2009: Acting for the beneficial owner of shares in a group of companies against the companies and their directors and obtaining an Anton Pillar order.
Suit No. 179 of 2006: Acting on behalf of a professional in a claim relating to disputes arising out of a partnership deed and employment agreement, including a dispute as to restrictive covenants.
Suit No. 225 of 2006: Acting on behalf of a defendant with respect to a claim exceeding €40 million based on corporate fraud and successfully obtaining a stay pending the resolution of similar proceedings in England.
Advising various multi-national corporations and individuals on employment matters, including reviewing, drafting and advising on terms of employment, non-competition clauses, confidentiality agreements and severance agreements, and advising on the employee’s duties of fidelity, confidentiality, post-employment restrictions and other issues.
SIAC Arbitration No. 294 of 2016 (Details Confidential). Acting on behalf of a Seychelles company and a Singapore company in a dispute with a Singapore company pertaining to coal from an Indonesian mine.
SIAC Arbitration No. 192 and 193 of 2015 (Details Confidential). Acting on behalf of a BVI company in a dispute with a Dubai-based company pertaining to coal from an Indonesian mine.
ICC Arbitration (Details Confidential: Completed in 2013). Conducting an arbitration in Singapore under the ICC Rules on behalf of a foreign bank with respect to claims arising out of a software contract.
SIAC Arbitration (Details Confidential: Completed in 2015). Conducting an arbitration in Singapore under the SIAC rules, on behalf of a major regional education provider against an international equity firm in respect of a multi-million dollar investment by the latter and relying on fraud and conspiracy.
SIAC Arbitration (Details Confidential). Conducting an arbitration in Singapore under the SIAC Rules on behalf of a foreign bank with respect to claims arising out of a software contract, including a claim against former employees for conspiracy.
ICC Arbitration (Details Confidential: Completed in 2008). Acting on behalf of a US corporation in a dispute with an Indonesian entity relating to a distributorship agreement.
Author of A Guide to Termination of Employment in Singapore published by Lexis-Nexis, currently in 2nd edition
Contributor to Civil Litigation in Singapore, published by Sweet and Maxwell, 2016
Contributor to ‘Singapore Precedents of Pleadings’, published by Sweet and Maxwell Asia
Contributor to Employment and Labour Law produced by the European Lawyer, 2012
Senior Counsel (2001)
Referee, Industrial Arbitration Court
Organising Committee, Singapore Academy of Law Lecture
Committee of the ASEAN Law Association
International Bar Association
Military Court of Appeal
‘My Property and the property of others: Acquiring and disposing ownership of land (including HDB flats) and acquiring and defending other property rights’, Grassroots Club on Me - 16 March 2013, lecturer