04 October 2016 - Feature
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 medical practitioner 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.
Defending a claim in the High Court involving fatal injury arising allegedly due to an incorrect prescription of drugs by a psychiatrist, preparing the matter for trial and negotiating a settlement.
Advising the Health Sciences Authority on various issues.
Acting for a company seeking to set up a power station in a dispute involving a company within the Singapore Power Group, making an application to the Energy Market Authority under relevant competition provisions and appearing before a Tribunal in an application for discovery.
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.
Acting on behalf of the daughter of an aged and allegedly mentally unfit woman and seeking appointment as a deputy under the Mental Capacity Act.
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
Principal Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre
Singapore Academy of Law Lecture
Committee of the Asean Law Association
International Bar Association
Military Court of Appeal
Sits on the Executive Board of the Ju Eng Nursing Home for Senior Citizens
Vice Commodore of the Changi Sailing Club
Referee under the Industrial Relations Act
Lecturer to the Grassroots Club on Me, My Property and the property of others: Acquiring and disposing ownership of land (including HDB flats) and acquiring and defending other property rights, 16 March 2013