19 October 2021 On 30 October 2020, the Singapore International Commercial Court in Perry v Esculier clarified the unique nature of interpleader proceedings, in which rival claimants contend that they own the same property. Simon Thorley IJ decided that, in the common situation where leave is given for the rival claimants to press their respective claims in
19 October 2021 On 18 October 2021, the Appellate Division of the High Court handed down judgment in Engine Holdings Asia Pte Ltd v JTrust Asia Pte Ltd, dismissing Engine’s application for leave to appeal from the lower courts’ refusal to strike out JTrust’s action as being an abuse of process. The case provided the Appellate
On 20th October 2021, Toby Landau QC will be speaking at the Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association’s International Arbitration Workshop, in a fireside chat entitled “International Arbitrator’s Perspective”, together with Hilary Heilbron QC (Brick Court Chambers), Njeri Kariuki (Njeri Kariuki Advocate), and Emilia Onyema (SOAS University of London). More information is available here.
On 28th October 2021, Toby Landau QC will be speaking at the roundtable discussion, “The Role of the Government Attorney in Litigation before International Tribunals”. This roundtable offers insight into the challenges faced by Government Attorneys as they prepare the State’s case before international courts and tribunals. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A
On 12th October 2021, Chan Leng Sun SC will be lecturing on the topic “International Arbitration: Challenges & Evolution” at Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association’s first hybrid lecture. The lecture will be followed by a moderated discussion by Ms. Shiyu (Jenny) Liang Liang, HIALSA’s former president, with Ms. Adriana Uson (visiting in-person), the Head
On 7th October 2021, Tham Lijing, together with Diana Ngiam (Quahe Woo Palmer LLC), will be facilitating the webinar workshop “Voir Dire: Hurdling Threats, Inducements and Promises”. They will be joined by Shashi Nathan and Tania Chin (both of Withers KhattarWong), John Lu (Attorney-General’s Chambers) and Ramesh Tiwary (Ramesh Tiwary). More details are available here.