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08 December 2011
The Straits Times

"FAKE LIQUOR SYNDICATE: JAIL TERMS FOR RINGLEADER AND TWO ACCOMPLICES"

Trial ends early after trio plead guilty.

Features case handled by Mr. Chia Boon Teck.

07 December 2011
The Straits Times

"TRIO ON TRIAL FOR TRADING IN COUNTERFEIT LIQUOR"

They allegedly bottled and sold fake booze as premium brands; spirits smuggled here in fuel tanks.

Features case handled by Mr. Chia Boon Teck.

29 November 2011
The Straits Times

"WEBSITE FOR EMPLOYERS ‘VIOLATES’ PRIVACY OF MAIDS"

Posts of workers’ alleged misdeeds breach their rights by giving personal details, says help group.

“[A maid can engage a lawyer to take legal action against her employer if she is wrongly accused of misdeeds, but recourse will not be easy]…The maid may not be able to afford a lawyer, and it may not be easy for her to quantify her loss…[there is] no general legal duty to protect the personal particulars of another person.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck

26 November 2011
The Straits Times

"CAT DUMPER IDENTIFIED: AVA"

“The law states that abandoning an animal without reasonable cause or excuse, or confining it, in ways that cause it unnecessary suffering, constitutes animal cruelty.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck

24 October 2011
The Straits Times

"LAWSUITS AGAINST GOOD SAMARITANS UNLIKELY HERE"

Excerpt from article: ‘While criminal lawyer Chia Boon Teck, a co-managing partner at law firm Chia Wong [LLP], does not rule out the possibility of [a good Samaritan getting sued] happening here, he said that the chances are slim…because if the victim is suing to get compensation, the victim needs to build up a stack of lies to support the argument, he said. There will also likely be witnesses who can refute the claim, he added.’

06 September 2011
The Straits Times

"MAN UPLOADED REVEALING PHOTOS OF EX-LOVER"

Excerpt from article: ‘Lawyer Chia Boon Teck said people should refrain from posting indecent pictures of others, whether the intent is to humiliate and shame them or not.’