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Mitigating factors in sentencing – where forgiveness stands

2022

Where a victim has forgiven an offender, should that count as a mitigating factor? A recent High Court judgment...

Section 377A appeals dismissed by the Court of Appeal

2022

Section 377A appeals were dismissed by the Court of Appeal. We remain hopeful for full decriminalisation of homosexual sex...

Can an Employer Summarily Terminate an Employee’s Employment for Breaches of His or Her Employment Contract, Whilst the Employee is Whistleblowing?

2022

Uday Mehra v L Capital Asia Advisors, L Capital (HK) Limited, Ravi Thakran & Nauman Hasan [2022] SGHC 23*...

Court of Appeal: Defence of Diminished Responsibility Can Apply Even if Murder Is Premeditated

2022

This article focuses on the new point of law of Defence of Diminished Responsibility where it can be apply...

Road Traffic Act: Chief Justice’s New Framework for Drink Driving and Reckless Driving Offences

2021

A judgment concerning the amended Road Traffic Act has just been issued, in which Chooi Jing Yen and Joel...

The Law on Importation & Wilful Blindness – Accused Acquitted of Capital Charge

2021

Public Prosecutor v Muhammad Shafiq Bin Shariff [2021] SGHC 150 1. Introduction On 22 June 2021, the team at...

Acquittal of Rape and Outrage of Modesty Charges

2021

This article shares the case of alleged rape and outrage of modesty charges faced by a medical practitioner thereby...

Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore Acquitted of 10 Charges

2020

This article shares the acquittal of a foreign domestic worker in Singapore, who faced 10 criminal charges that had...

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Mitigating factors in sentencing – where forgiveness stands

2022

Where a victim has forgiven an offender, should that count as a mitigating factor? A recent High Court judgment...

Court of Appeal: Defence of Diminished Responsibility Can Apply Even if Murder Is Premeditated

2022

This article focuses on the new point of law of Defence of Diminished Responsibility where it can be apply...

Road Traffic Act: Chief Justice’s New Framework for Drink Driving and Reckless Driving Offences

2021

A judgment concerning the amended Road Traffic Act has just been issued, in which Chooi Jing Yen and Joel...

The Law on Importation & Wilful Blindness – Accused Acquitted of Capital Charge

2021

Public Prosecutor v Muhammad Shafiq Bin Shariff [2021] SGHC 150 1. Introduction On 22 June 2021, the team at...

Acquittal of Rape and Outrage of Modesty Charges

2021

This article shares the case of alleged rape and outrage of modesty charges faced by a medical practitioner thereby...

Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore Acquitted of 10 Charges

2020

This article shares the acquittal of a foreign domestic worker in Singapore, who faced 10 criminal charges that had...

Drug Trafficking Case Remitted to HC for Psychiatric Evidence

2020

This articles shares the criminal case of a drug trafficker whose case is now back before the High Court...

Bribery: Fine Imposed Instead of Imprisonment

2019

This article shares the case of an offender who pleaded guilty to the bribery charges in Singapore under the...

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Can an Employer Summarily Terminate an Employee’s Employment for Breaches of His or Her Employment Contract, Whilst the Employee is Whistleblowing?

2022

Uday Mehra v L Capital Asia Advisors, L Capital (HK) Limited, Ravi Thakran & Nauman Hasan [2022] SGHC 23*...

Principles on Financial Relief after Foreign Divorce

2019

This article sets out the Court of Appeal's principles governing applications for financial relief after foreign divorce under the...

Contract: Contractor Released from Liability

2018

This article explains the two points of contract law: when can silence amount to a misrepresentation, and what amounts...

Negligent Reference Check Cost SGD 3.2 million in Damages

2017

This article shares the case of a negligent employment reference check, where we successfully represented our client in the...

Cross-Border Bankruptcy

2017

This article is in relation to a cross-border bankruptcy matter, a foreign bankruptcy order (made in Japan) was recognised...

Rogue Estate Agent Misappropriated Client’s Money

2017

This article shares the basis of the dismissal of a misappropriation of money claim which was largely due to...

Termination of Employment Contract – Serious Misconduct

2016

This article explains what the phrase ‘serious misconduct’ in an employment contract entailed.

Employers Owe Employees a Duty of Care

2016

This article explains a novel point of law in relation to standard of care of a former employer preparing...

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