05 September 2019 - Article
Acted for RSM Corporate Advisory Pte Ltd, the judicial managers of Prosper Marine Pte Ltd in respect of a claim exceeding S$11 million, and the successful discharge of the judicial management order on grounds that the company was able to carry on as a going concern.
Advised the Sinosteel group on its international debt restructuring plans and insolvency avoidance claims in the Singapore Courts.
Acted for 15 Chinese investors in claims against a private equity fund concerning their aggregate investment of S$40 million. Advised on the closely connected application by the fund’s parent company in Re Attilan Limited  SGHC 283 (the first reported decision relating to rescue financing provisions in the Singapore Companies Act).
Advised a Chinese multi-national corporation on trade receivables owing by PT Trikomsel Oke Tbk, which was undergoing a court-supervised US$460 million debt restructuring in Indonesia.
Successfully defended an ex-director of a company operating a Japanese fine-dining restaurant in Marina Bay Sands against claims for an estimated JPY515 million in relation to alleged wrongful transfers of charged shares: M.K.C. Associates Co. Ltd & Anor v Kabushiki Kaisha Honjin & 20 Ors  SGHC 317
Defended an independent director of Celestial Nutrifoods Limited (in Liquidation) against claims in excess of US$16 million for alleged fraud and breaches of directors’ duties. This matter involved the applicability under the Singapore Companies Act of provisions in the company’s by-laws, which were governed by Bermudian law.
Acted for the Independent Panel of Aljunied-Hougang Town Council in commencing claims exceeding S$33 million against town councillors for alleged mismanagement of public funds.
Acted for major financial institutions including DBS Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, for insolvency matters in the Singapore Courts.
Advised a Fortune 500 company in relation to a project to develop a data centre facility and to lease the completed facility from an SGX-listed REIT.
Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (2016)
Goh Yihan and Paul Tan (gen eds), Singapore Law: 50 Years in the Making (Academy Publishing, 2015)
Goh Yihan, Contractual Interpretation in Indian Evidence Act Jurisdictions: Compatibility with Modern Contextual Approach (2013) 13 Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal 17-48
Law Society of Singapore
Singapore Academy of Law