Work with a Real Estate Litigation and Dispute practice which handles and acts in all aspects of real property related disputes—claims between vendors and purchasers, landlords and tenants, and management corporations of strata title plans and subsidiary proprietors. Benefit from experienced advice on issues involving encroachment, trespass, nuisance, easements, licenses, common property and strata title, as well as trust issues involving land.
Together with our well-established Real Estate Finance practice, the dispute management team advises and handles collective sale issues and disputes, and has acted for developers and purchasers in en bloc cases which have proceeded for resolution at the Strata Titles Board.
Rely on a team of experienced practitioners who have acted in complex litigation cases, and in domestic and international real estate arbitration—for a broad and diverse range of clients including major developers, land owners, investment funds, trustees, financial institutions, property managers, manufacturers, hoteliers and retailers.
Key service areas:
- Collective sales, including representation before the Strata Titles Board
- Land title and ownership
- Landlord and tenant
- Management corporation and strata title
- Property development
- Real estate finance
July 15, 2016
June 30, 2016
Welcome to the 4th issue of the Construction & Arbitration update in 2016. Read more
June 23, 2016
The issue before the High Court was whether leave should be granted to the plaintiff to proceed with an action for breach of contract against an insolvent defendant. The court held that in deciding whether leave should be granted, it must balance the collective interest of the defendant’s general body of creditors against the relative hardship and injustice which may be experienced by the plaintiff. Read more
The Singapore High Court’s recent decision in Asplenium Land Pte Ltd v CKR Contract Services Pte Ltd  SGHC 85 has perhaps finally put to bed the issue as to what constitutes a repeat claim that is prohibited under the Security of Payment Act (SOPA). The principle governing this issue is that any payment claim, even if “repeated” in more than one payment claim, can only be subjected to only one adjudication of its merits. The court also proceeded to consider what a determination on the merits constituted, in respect to whether a claim was repeated. Perhaps for the very first time, the Singapore High Court also had the opportunity to discuss the issue of whether post-termination claims fell within the ambit of the SOPA’s adjudication scheme for payment claims. Read more
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