This area of practice covers the application of the grant of probate, letters of administration from the courts upon the demise of a family member. It also covers the resealing of grant of probate which may have been obtained in a foreign court to deal with assets that are based in Singapore.
Besides offences under the Penal Code, the firm also handles cases involving statutory offences under the various commercial or corporate codes which may cover insider trading, corruption and other general white collar crimes.
Among commercial and civil disputes of all sorts, the firm specifically handles contractual and company disputes, many of which have been heard in the Supreme Court. The firm also advises clients on mediation and court dispute resolution measures in the course of litigation to seek a fair and acceptable outcome.
The firm handles personal injury claims for clients who sustain road traffic accidents, work related injuries and injuries that occur in the public domain. Our speciality includes high end personal injury suits involving severely disabled and spinal injury patients and those who suffer from brain injuries that are normally heard in the high court.
The firm regularly assists our clients in the incorporation of companies, drafting of joint-venture agreements, drafting of memorandum of understanding, as well as advisory work for foreign direct investments into Singapore.
We routinely assist clients with the drafting and vetting of employment contracts and advisory work under Singapore’s labour legislations. Some of the common issues that require legal support include advisory work in respect of retrenchment benefits, unfair dismissal, restraint of trade, restrictive covenants in employment contracts.