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  • Arbitration, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
    cross border transactions documentary credits and international trade In the areas of securities and corporate finance the practice has been involved in public flotations on the local bourse private placements of shares and other security instruments We have a Corporate Practice advising both individuals and corporations from various industries in the use of different corporate vehicles to optimise the needs of both our local and foreign clients In the area of general company law we offer advice on corporate governance directors duties responsibilities and liabilities shareholders rights working with the Litigation Practice Group as well as regulatory compliance with local business legislation and the requirements of the Singapore Exchange We provide registered office corporate and secretarial services for both private and listed companies In addition we provide advice on other commercial areas such as joint venture arrangements distribution agreements corporate mergers and restructuring public offerings share and business acquisitions We also have an insolvency practice that has acted for liquidators in one of the world s largest corporate insolvencies The Corporate Practice liaising jointly with the Litigation Practice Group has also advised Scheme Administrators and Judicial Managers in various corporate recovery regimes The practice also advises on various aspects of

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  • Arbitration, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
    private providers of educational services in such complex and time sensitive negotiations The practice group has also advised clubs and individuals in respect of their rights vis a vis such collective administration societies and other rights owners The practice group is involved in advising statutory bodies of their IP rights in their various licence agreements It is also conversant in offering advice on strategies for corporations for leveraging on their

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  • Arbitration, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
    and maintenance disputes division of matrimonial assets and other ancillary matters We believe that discretion and delicate handling of a situation by an understanding lawyer is important In cases of family violence we provide advice and representation for the application

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  • Wee Swee Teow & Co - Advocates & Solicitors, Singapore's Oldest Asian Legal Firm
    of Loke Soh Lui deceased 1997 3 SLR R 956 Maxi Developments Pte Ltd v Tan Siew Kheng Helen and another 1997 3 SLR R 865 Lee Nyet Khiong v Lee Nyet Yun Janet 1997 2 SLR R 173 Re Tan Lip Buoy s Will 1996 2 SLR 663 Re Will and Codicil of Tan Tye deceased British and Malayan Trustees Ltd applicant 1994 2 SLR R 931 Sim Kwang Mui Ivy v Goh Peng Khim 1994 2 SLR R 814 Herman Iskandar v Shaik Esa 1992 2 SLR 1101 British Malayan Trustees Ltd v Abdul Jalil bin Ahmad Ors 1991 1 MLJ 465 Chye Seng Huat Construction Pte Ltd v Goh Chin Soon Ors 1991 1 MLJ 13 British Malayan Trustees Ltd v Abdul Jalil bin Ahmad Ors 1990 2 SLR R 449 Chye Seng Huat Construction Pte Ltd v Goh Chin Soon Ors 1990 2 SLR R 190 Yusof bin Ahmad and others v Hongkong Bank Singapore Ltd and others 1990 1 SLR R 369 Yusof bin Ahmad Ors v Hongkong Bank Singapore Ltd Ors 1990 2 MLJ 326 Yusof bin Ahmad bin Talib and Others v Hongkong Bank Singapore Ltd and others 1989 1 SLR R 358 Lee Hiok Ting Anor v Ng Yuk Wah Ors 1988 1 SLR R 610 Lee Hiok Ting Anor v Ng Yuk Wah Ors 1988 3 MLJ 197 Hongkong Bank Trustee Singapore Ltd v Tan Farrer Ors 1988 1 MLJ 485 Re Tai Choi Yu 1988 1 MLJ 376 Re Tai Choi Yu 1987 SLR R 660 In the Matter of Drew Napier Staff Retirement Fund 1984 2 MLJ 99 Comptroller of Property Tax v Sheefa Alkaff 1981 1982 SLR R 13 Singapore Government Officers Co operative Housing Society Ltd v Achutha Menon 1979 1980 SLR R 98 Singapore Government Officers Co operative Housing Society Ltd v Achutha Menon 1977 1978 SLR R 56 7 Hoo Yan Meng v Esah 1970 1 MLJ 126 Hoo Yan Meng v Esah 1968 1970 SLR R 561 Re Tang Pui Sim decd 1967 2 MLJ 96 Re Tang Pui Sim deceased 1965 1967 SLR R 613 Reported Decisions with Mr Menon as President of the Strata Titles Board Coram hearing and deciding on the matter Re Allsworth Park Strata Titles Plan No 1053 1992 SGSTB 4 Re Sophia Court Strata Titles Plan No 1264 1992 SGSTB 1 Re Pasir Panjang Road Strata Titles Plan No 983 1991 SGSTB 5 Re Cairnhill Court Strata Titles Plan No 335 1991 SGSTB 4 Re The Estoril Strata Titles Plan No 843 1991 SGSTB 3 Re Kismis View Strata Titles Plan No 1276 1990 SGSTB 4 Re Lucky Tower Strata Titles Plan No 506 1990 SGSTB 1 Re Sophia Apartments Strata Titles Plan No 923 1989 SGSTB 7 Re Peace Centre Strata Titles Plan No 686 1989 SGSTB 5 Re Manhattan House Strata Titles Plan No 746 1989 SGSTB 2 Reported Decisions with Mr Menon as Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee Coram hearing and deciding on the matter

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  • Wee Swee Teow & Co - Advocates & Solicitors, Singapore's Oldest Asian Legal Firm
    Associate Professor of the Faculty of Law National University of Singapore commented that The carefully reasoned judgment of Sundaresh Menon JC in Hong Leong Singapore Finance Ltd v United Overseas Bank Ltd 2007 1 SLR 292 appears set to become the locus classicus on proprietory estoppel in Singapore Official Assignee of the estate of Tang Hsiu Lan a bankrupt v Pua Ai Seok and others 2001 1 SLR R 656 Lim Hwee Meng v Citadel Investment Pte Ltd 1998 3 SLR R 101 Soh Yang Tick v Public Prosecutor 1998 1 SLR R 209 Reported Judgments Hong Leong Singapore Finance Ltd v United Overseas Bank Ltd 2007 1 SLR R 292 Yuong Cheong Construction Pte Ltd v Shimizu Corporation 2003 SGHC 48 Official Assignee of the estate of Tang Hsiu Lan a bankrupt v Pua Ai Seok and others 2001 1 SLR R 656 Tang Hsiu Lan v Pua Ai Seok Ors 2000 SGHC 163 London Provincial S Pte Ltd v San Development Pte Ltd 1999 SGHC 127 Lim Hwee Meng v Citadel Investment Pte Ltd 1998 3 SLR R 101 Soh Yang Tick v Public Prosecutor 1998 1 SLR R 209 ECRC Land Pte Ltd v Wuu Khek Chiang George 1998 SGHC 157 Citadel Investment Pte Ltd v Lim Hwee Meng 1997 SGHC 295 Citadel Investment Pte Ltd v Lim Hwee Meng 1997 SGHC 190 Narindar Singh s o Malagar Singh v Public Prosecutor 1996 3 SLR R 318 Wong Moy administratrix of the estate of Theng Chee Khim deceased v Soo Ah Choy 1996 3 SLR R 27 Wong Moy administratrix of the estate of Theng Chee Khim deceased v Soo Ah Choy 1995 3 SLR R 822 Huang Han Chao and others v Tan Hong Moh Milton 1994 3 SLR R 1080 Milton Tan Hong Moh v

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  • Wee Swee Teow & Co - Advocates & Solicitors, Singapore's Oldest Asian Legal Firm
    etc For families she handles their Probate and Administration applications after the death of a loved one as well as court applications for an order of sale in relation to estate property and the drafting of the Deed of Family Arrangements in respect of inheritances She has also assisted families in their applications under the Mental Capacity Act formerly the Mental Disorders and Treatment Act for the appointment of the Deputy to take care of the welfare and assets of a mentally incapacitated family member Apart from litigation Choon Wai is legal counsel to some companies and country clubs advising them on all their general legal matters including writing legal opinions drafting and vetting of various agreements such as manufacturing and supply agreements supplier agreements non disclosure and non competition agreements employment agreement catering contracts services contract IT services contract equipment lease agreements invitation to tender documents etc Professional Highlights A number of cases which Choon Wai handled were featured in the newspapers Such cases include the following In Realstar Property Pte Ltd v Wong Seng Chak and Anothe r 2006 SGMA 24 Choon Wai successfully acted for and defended the sellers against a claim by the real estate agency for commission in respect of the sale of the sellers property See New Paper 20 November 2006 Singapore Property News Tuesday November 21 2006 Choon Wai assisted in successfully defending a couple against a claim by the couple s sister law for the sale proceeds of a property at Nassim Road which was valued at S 11 5 million in Ang Meng Lee v Ng Siam Khui and Another 2008 SGHC 223 See Lianhe Zhao Bao 4 December 2008 Choon Wai represented the Singapore Athletic Association and assisted in successfully defending the association against claims by a china born athlete

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  • Wee Swee Teow & Co - Advocates & Solicitors, Singapore's Oldest Asian Legal Firm
    litigation she encounters arise from family disputes It is her strong belief that in family matters especially the adversarial system must be tempered in appropriate circumstances by compassion and common sense Professional Highlights Hur Yuin was involved in Singapore s last appeal to the Privy Council Lee Hiok Woon and others v Lee Hiok Ping and others 1996 1 SLR R 643 1996 SGPC 1 which dealt with breaches of trust taking place over a period of 30 years as well as the High Court and Court of Appeal stages of the same matter She also dealt with the subsequent applications for accounts and inquiries tracing trust assets and examining transactions over the said 30 year period Her cases which received the attention of the media include Chee Mu Lin Muriel v Chee Ka Lin Caroline Chee Ping Chian Alexander and another interveners 2010 4 SLR 373 which involved a dispute between 2 sisters over 20 properties left by their late mother Hur Yuin successfully helped the younger sister prove that the 2nd will was void as it was executed under suspicious circumstances when their mother was suffering from dementia See Article in The Straits Times 8 September 2007 1 July 2008 26 October 2009 Reported Judgments Chee Mu Lin Muriel v Chee Ka Lin Caroline Chee Ping Chian Alexander and another interveners 2010 4 SLR 373 Chee Mu Lin Muriel v Chee Ka Lin Caroline Chee Pung Chian Alexander and another interveners 2009 SGHC 229 Siak Lye Ping v Chua Tien Leong Benjamin Chia Kim Teng Intervener 2005 SGDC 183 AS v AT 2004 SGDC 82 Contour Optik Inc Others v Pearl s Optical Co 2002 SGHC 238 Lee Hiok Woon and others v Lee Hiok Ping and others 1996 1 SLR R 643 1996 SGPC 1 Lee Hiok

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  • Wee Swee Teow & Co - Advocates & Solicitors, Singapore's Oldest Asian Legal Firm
    of taking possession of the land to the exclusion of all others The Court of Appeal accepted his arguments see Articles in The Straits Times and Lianhe Zaobao 21 Nov 1997 Westacre Investments Inc v The State Owned Company Yugoimport SDPR also known as Jugoimport SDPR 2009 2 SLR R 166 in which Boo Jin successfully acted for and helped a foreign creditor register a foreign judgment amounting to 42 million in Singapore although the creditor had missed the deadline for registering the judgment by over 5 years Boo Jin argued that the delay was due to factors beyond the creditor s control that the creditor had been diligent in trying to enforce the judgment in other countries around the world and that the debtor had tried to prevent the detection of its assets in Singapore The Court of Appeal accepted his arguments see Article in The Straits Times 6 Jan 2009 Reported Judgments Wong Moy administratrix of the estate of Theng Chee Khim deceased v Soo Ah Choy 1995 3 SLR R 822 1996 3 SLR R 27 Court of Appeal Teo Teck Guan and Another v Moulmein Development 1997 SGHC 192 Koh Wui Chu v Koh Hang Chua 2 Ors 1998 SGHC 265 Moulmein Development Pte Ltd v Teo Teck Guan and another 1998 1 SLR R 195 Court of Appeal Hiat Huat Pottery S Pte Ltd v TV Media Pte Ltd 1998 3 SLR R 734 Court of Appeal London Provincial S Pte Ltd v San Development Pte Ltd 1999 SGHC 127 Ong Jane Rebecca v Lim Lie Hoa and others Lim Lie Hoa third party 2002 2 SLR R 1078 Ong Jane Rebecca v Lim Lie Hoa also known as Lim Le Hoa and Lily Arief Husni and Others 2003 SGHC 126 2003 SGHC 143 Ong

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