08 August 2018 - Article
Smith Jay Mitchell v Abdul Rahim and Resort World At Sentosa Pte Ltd (RWS) (Suit No. 742 of 2014): Acted for RWS and its driver in their defence against a personal injury claim by the Plaintiff, an Australian tourist. This case is notable in that the Plaintiff made an unusual claim for loss of opportunity to be a commercial pilot based on 6 hours of flying and quantified his claim for loss of future earnings at $6.7 million. After 5 days of trial, the Plaintiff caved in and eventually accepted a sum of $720,000. Link: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/courts-crime/australian-visitor-seeks-67-million-for-loss-of-future-earnings-after-traffic
Toh Wai Sie and another v Ranjendran s/o Selamuthu  SGHC 33: Appointed as counsel in a case where the quantum of the Plaintiff’s damages was reduced by almost half of the original award given by the Registrar on appeal.
Spectramed v Lek Puay Puay & Ors and another Suit  SGHC 43: Acted for a minority shareholder who successfully brought an oppression claim against the majority shareholder under section 216 of the Companies Act and the court ordered a buy-out of the minority shareholder’s shares. This case is notable in that the minority shareholder was a managing director of the company.
Ng Chan Teng v Keppel Singmarine Dockyard Pte Ltd 4 SLR 633;  SGHC 148;  SGCA 12: Assisted in a Court of Appeal landmark decision on the jurisdiction of the Subordinate Courts (now known as the State Courts).
Author, ‘Personal Injury, Road Traf_fic/Fatal Accidents’, chapter, Atkin’s Court Forms Singapore, LexisNexis – 2018 (re-issue)_
Co-author, ‘To mediate or not to mediate? Viewpoint from an insurer law practitioner’, Singapore Mediation Centre’s newsletter - 4 October 2016
Assisted Ms. Deborah Barker, S.C in updating the chapters in A Guide to Termination of Employment in Singapore, 2nd edition, LexisNexis, 2008
Member, Personal Injury Property Damage Committee of the Law Society of Singapore
Regent’s University London Accredited Mediator
Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI) Accredited Mediator
Member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators