Contract: High Court dismisses claim for breach of contract
April 17, 2023
Eugene Thuraisingam LLP successful in defending company and its director against claims brought by a plaintiff company represented by senior counsel in complex commercial dispute
Section 377A appeals dismissed by the Court of Appeal
February 27, 2022
Section 377A appeals were dismissed by the Court of Appeal. We remain hopeful for full decriminalisation of homosexual sex in Singapore in the future.
Principles on Financial Relief after Foreign Divorce
October 13, 2019
This article sets out the Court of Appeal’s principles governing applications for financial relief after foreign divorce under the Women’s Charter in Singapore.
Contract: Contractor Released from Liability
May 17, 2018
This article explains the two points of contract law: when can silence amount to a misrepresentation, and what amounts to an inducement?
Negligent Reference Check Cost SGD 3.2 million in Damages
December 19, 2017
This article shares the case of a negligent employment reference check, where we successfully represented our client in the Singapore Court of Appeal.
August 26, 2017
This article is in relation to a cross-border bankruptcy matter, a foreign bankruptcy order (made in Japan) was recognised for the first time in Singapore.
Rogue Estate Agent Misappropriated Client’s Money
August 2, 2017
This article shares the basis of the dismissal of a misappropriation of money claim which was largely due to the plaintiff’s own severe carelessness.
Termination of Employment Contract – Serious Misconduct
December 20, 2016
This article explains what the phrase ‘serious misconduct’ in an employment contract entailed.
Employers Owe Employees a Duty of Care
November 28, 2016
This article explains a novel point of law in relation to standard of care of a former employer preparing a reference check for its former employee.
Non-Biological Parent’s Duty – Child’s Maintenance
November 13, 2016
This article shares a novel point of law in relation to the scope of the division of matrimonial assets and non-biological parent’s duty to maintain a child.
Reserve Management Powers of Shareholders
September 18, 2015
This article shares issues dealt by the Court of Appeal on reserve management powers of shareholders.