Selected / Reported Cases

2015
  • [2015] SGCA 22 — Successfully representing an individual in persuading the Court of Appeal to overturn a High Court decision in a $1.5 million claim.

  • [2015] SGFC 52 — Successfully representing a wife in a divorce ancillaries matter and winning 75% of the matrimonial asset pool which was upheld on appeal.

  • [2015] SGDC 343 — Successfully representing the beneficiaries of two estates in suing the executors and trustees of a will for breach of trust.

  • [2015] SGDC 98 — Representing a foreigner accused of causing grievous hurt.

2014
  • [2014] 2 SLR 1320 — Successfully representing a wife in a short marriage secure a lump sum maintenance.

  • [2014] SGHC 152 — Representing an individual in suing a businesswoman for $1.5 million for breach of contract and misrepresentation.

  • [2014] SGMC 7 — Representing an individual accused of theft in a widely publicized matrimonial spat.

  • [2014] SGHC 267 — Representing a retiree in suing an Air Force Colonel for breach of contract.

2013
  • [2013] SGDC 430 — Representing a retiree in successfully suing an Air Force Colonel for breach of contract.

2012
  • [2012] 1 SLR 80 — Successfully defending a public-listed company against a Receiver’s application to compel the public-listed company to issue $4 million worth of shares under a Scheme of Arrangement.

2011
  • [2011] SGDC 40 — Representing a police officer accused of outrage of modesty.

  • [2011] SGHC 157 — Successfully representing a husband in an appeal against a divorce ancillaries order where the lower court had awarded the whole of the matrimonial home to his wife.

2009
  • [2009] SGDC 188 — Representing a foreigner in an outrage of modesty case where the foreign embassy was closely involved in the mitigation process.

  • [2009] SGDC 249 — Representing a foreign entrepreneur in an immigration-related case.

2005
  • [2005] SGHC 125  — Representing a gunman who faced a capital charge of shooting at a police officer.

  • [2005] SGCA 51 — Representing a gunman in his appeal to the Court of Appeal against his correction and sentence.

  • [2005] 3 SLR 583 — Representing a lawyer accused of professional misconduct.

  • [2005] SGDC 184 — Representing an executive director of a company accused of criminal breach of trust.

2004
  • [2004] 1 SLR 628 — Representing the widow of a high-ranking police officer who was fatally injured by a Malaysian motorcyclist in a civil claim against the latter involving cross border actions and the successful recovery of about RM 1 million from the motorcyclist’s insurer for the estate.

  • [2004] 4 SLR 622 — Advising and representing the estate of a businesswoman and her daughter in a high profile Indonesian maid double-murder case.

  • [2004] 2 SLR(R) 27 — Representing an individual accused of illegal harboring.

  • [2004] SGDC 155 — Representing an individual accused of corruption involving prominent multinational companies.

  • [2004] SGDC 249 — Representing a foreign entrepreneur in an immigration-related case.

2003
  • [2003] SGHC 46 — Representing an individual accused of murder and the successful negotiations with the Attorney-General’s Chambers resulting in the reduction of the charge to one of manslaughter and escaping capital punishment.

  • [2003] 3 SLR 139 — Successfully representing an entrepreneur in persuading the High Court to reduce her term of imprisonment.

2002
  • [2002] 4 SLR 364 — Representing a company whose heavy machinery was seized under a writ of distress, in a case involving a point of law on ownership rights being considered by the High Court.

2001
  • [2001] 4 SLR 340  — Representing the Defendants in the Court of Appeal in a complex property transaction that went awry.

  • [2001] 4 SLR 603  — Representing the Defendants in the Court of Appeal in a complex property transaction that went awry.

  • [2001] SGHC 366 — Representing a drug trafficker in a capital case.

  • [2001] SGDC 42 — Representing a youth in drugs-related offenses and successfully persuading the Court to grant a probation order instead of imposing a typical term of imprisonment. This case has since been relied on by many other offenders as a precedent for a probation order instead of imprisonment.

  • [2001] SGCA 64 — Representing the Defendants in the Court of Appeal in a complex property transaction that went awry.

2000
  • [2000] SGHC 8 — Representing the former managing director of a shipping company against a multi-million dollar claim in secret profits, successfully reducing a $3 million claim to $300,000.00.

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