Our lawyers have appeared at all levels, including at the Singapore Court of Appeal and in arbitration involving SIAC rules.
COMMERCIAL LITIGATION LAWYERS
The litigation lawyers at PKWA Law work hard to get our clients results in the most cost-effective manner possible.
Our litigation lawyers understand that in all disputes, our clients would prefer to avoid potentially costly and time-consuming litigation. For this reason, we make every effort to resolve matters for our clients through negotiation, mediation and alternative dispute resolution methods.
When court is unavoidable, our litigation lawyers will prosecute or defend the case aggressively. Our litigation lawyers have extensive experience in litigation and arbitration, and have appeared as counsel in the State Courts, High Court and Court of Appeal of Singapore and in arbitrations involving SIAC rules.
Some of the cases we have done include:
acting in a protracted and highly complex litigation in the Singapore High Court of one of the largest corporate bond defaults in emerging markets history. The claim was worth US$300 million and involved legal experts from the US and Indonesia, and decisions involving the Supreme Court of the State of New York and the Supreme Court of Indonesia.
advising the leading global operator of water services in employment matters and general corporate advice for its Asia Pacific office.
acting for a government statutory board to obtain urgent interlocutory injunctions againts occupiers for causing nuisance and breach of contract.
acting for a government statutory board in property disputes and to obtain possession of property from errant tenants.
acting for all 8 defendants in the High Court and the Court of Appeal to successfully defend a US$27 million multi cause of action claim for breach of contract, breach of agency and conspiracy to defraud.
acting for one of the largest property agency companies in Singapore in an action against some of its former employees and agents for poaching its staff and for breach of contract.
defending former students in a defamation suit brought by their trainer.
acting for a US listed MNC in litigation over the construction of a wafer fab plant in Singapore.
acting for one of the Big Three local banks in the recovery of credit card and housing loans.
acting for the Nominee in the successful seeking of bankruptcy protection under the Bankruptcy Act for two directors of a Singapore listed company. This allowed the directors to resolve and restructure their personal liabilities of about $51 million arising out of corporate guarantees they had executed in connection with the debts of the company.
advising a hotel operator in a claim against the landlord.
acting in the Singapore High Court in litigation with an international construction and engineering company over the construction of a plant. The case was one of the first in Singapore to involve electronic discovery of documents stored in servers.