Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice

Members of the Firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice advise and represent clients through litigation and other dispute resolution means such as arbitration, adjudication, mediation and/or negotiations, on the following matters:

  • Admiralty disputes
  • Appeals before the Singapore Court of Appeal and High Court for civil and criminal matters
  • Building and construction disputes and adjudication
  • Commercial sale and/or supply of goods and services disputes
  • Consumer sale of goods disputes
  • Contested probate
  • Coroner’s inquests
  • Defamation actions
  • Defence of statutory and regulatory offences
  • Disputes relating to breach of directors’ duties
  • Disputes relating to winding up of companies
  • Employment disputes
  • Enforcement of local and foreign judgments and arbitral awards
  • Injunctive and declaratory reliefs
  • Insolvency disputes
  • Insurance disputes
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • International commercial arbitration
  • Judicial review of administrative decisions
  • Private prosecution
  • Professional disciplinary inquiries, such as Singapore Medical Council cases
  • Professional negligence and malpractice claims
  • Prosecution for statutory boards
  • Protection from harassment
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Tenancy disputes
  • White collar crimes, such as corruption, criminal breach of trust and fraud

The Firm’s clients include various foreign and domestic entities from a wide range of fields, government bodies and statutory boards, and individuals. They benefit from responsive, high quality and cost-effective legal services and solutions for a variety of civil, commercial, corporate, medico-legal and criminal matters.

The Medico-Legal Practice Group (“MLPG”) is a highly-specialised group within the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice, which provides a range of advisory and representation services for doctors indemnified by the Medical Protection Society Ltd. Members of the Firm’s MLPG have the unique depth and breadth of experience in undertaking medical negligence claims and law suits, Singapore Medical Council complaints and disciplinary inquiries, Coroner’s inquests, criminal defence representation, and medico-legal advice relating to Singapore’s health legislations and regulations.

The MLPG also handles claims and disputes involving healthcare establishments and clinic groups, pharmaceutical corporations, manufacturers and suppliers of medical products and devices, as well as provide advisory services on regulatory compliance issues.