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29 October 2013
The New Paper

"HOUSEWIFE INVESTS $1.5M IN SCHOOL CHAIN AFTER MEETING GEOMANCER"

She then sues over share dispute.

Features case handled by Chia Wong LLP.

04 October 2013
The New Paper

"PRACTICE WHAT YOU PREACH"

Mother of woman sacked by church says pastor should be more forgiving.

“The more such applications [for judicial reviews] prove that nothing untoward would happen to the applicants or their lawyers, the more people would be tempted and prepared to challenge decisions and actions of government bodies that upset the parties concerned.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck

03 October 2013
Today Newspaper

"CHURCH ‘SEEKING GUIDANCE’ ON WHAT CONSTITUTES RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS"

Challenge has potential to become landmark case: lawyers

“…should the court’s ruling allow for an exception for religious organisations with regard to the employment laws, the wider implication may be that other religious bodies would also argue that the authorities not interfere with how they deal with their staff.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck

15 September 2013
The Sunday Times

"SO EASY TO BORROW MONEY"

240% late interest fee

“This judgment should send a chilling signal to lenders that their ‘agreements’ charging excessive interest rates may not be allowed to stand against a defaulting borrower if the borrower challenges the agreement in court.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck

15 September 2013
The Sunday Times

"IN-CAR CAMERAS DRIVE MORE TO REPORT OFFENCES"

“As the complainant, the vigilante must testify in court if the ‘offender’ disputes the video footage…As a witness in court, the vigilante’s identity and particulars will be known to the ‘offender’. The vigilante should not think that he can remain anonymous in this whole process.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck

14 September 2013
The New Paper

"PIZZA PUZZLE"

Customers who want to call for Sarpino’s pizza get Pezzo instead, confused by near-identical domain names after business takeover.

“Contracts should be drafted by a lawyer but some people choose to DIY and draft their own agreements. They are bound to be inadequate.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck