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Representing and advising Singapore Medical Council in professional disciplinary matters against doctors.
Representing and advising real estate professionals in disciplinary proceedings and civil matters.
Represented a prominent hotel in a workplace injury claim by its former employee.
Represented a prominent hotel in a personal injury claim by a visitor to its premises.
Successfully resolved a claim for damaged/ loss goods amounting to more than SGD 3.5 million for a worldwide logistics company.
Successfully represented two real estate professionals whose licenses were revoked as a result of a Penal Code offence in a disciplinary proceeding before the Appeals Board and reduced the disbarment periods.
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: 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).
Business Times article on the Singapore Convention on Mediation. Link: www.businesstimes.com.sg/opinion/a-boost-to-mediation-and-singapore-as-a-premier-dispute-resolution-destination
Author, ‘Personal Injury, Road Traffic/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, Professional Indemnity Committee of the Law Society of Singapore
Associate Mediator, the Law Society of Singapore Mediation Scheme
Regent’s University London Accredited Mediator
Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI) Accredited Mediator
International Mediation Institute (IMI) Accredited Mediation Advocate
Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators
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