Power to Grant Relief – Directors’ Liability; Section 391 of the Companies Act

Power to Grant Relief – Directors’ Liability; Section 391 of the Companies Act

Section 391 of the Companies Act (Cap 50) (“the Act”); which provides the Court a power to relieve directors from the consequences of their negligence, default, breach of duty or breach of trust. In this article, we seek to provide a brief snapshot of the ambit of such a power of the Court.

“Warehouse assistant jailed 6 weeks for molesting colleague at a carpark”

“Warehouse assistant jailed 6 weeks for molesting colleague at a carpark”

Mr. Mark Lee acted for a client faced with a charge of outrage of modesty (Section 354A(1) of the Penal Code (Cap. 224)) for molesting his colleague.

Seminar on Cross-Border Civil Litigation

Seminar on Cross-Border Civil Litigation

Mr Mark Lee was invited to speak at the 3rd annual workshop on “Employing Legal Solutions for International Migrant Workers: A Legal Education Workshop on Cross-Border Civil Litigation.”

The Artist Pension Trust and the Price of Trusting Others

The Artist Pension Trust and the Price of Trusting Others

Our lawyer, Mr Ryan Su’s article on “The Artist Pension Trust and the Price of Trusting Others" was published in the March/April 2018 edition of the Artasiapacific.

Interview with Law Gazette

Interview with Law Gazette

Our founders were interviewed by the Singapore's Law Gazette on the firm.

Oppression, Disregard of Shareholders’ Interests & Prejudice

Oppression, Disregard of Shareholders’ Interests & Prejudice

What can a minority shareholder do when the controlling majority decides to disregard your interests in the company? This article explores the ambit of Section 216 of the Companies Act (Cap. 50) and complexities of minority oppression lawsuits.

Seminar on Civil Litigation

Seminar on Civil Litigation

Mr. Wilbur Lim, together with the team from Justice Without Borders, gave a seminar on civil litigation to the Indonesian Family Network.

Seminar at Hagar International

Seminar at Hagar International

Mr. Wilbur Lim was invited to speak at Hagar International’s Singapore branch on civil claims and evidence preservation.

Law of Defamation – Protecting One’s Reputation (Civil Litigation Practice Series)

Law of Defamation – Protecting One’s Reputation (Civil Litigation Practice Series)

When can one commence a claim for defamation? How does one avoid being sued or liable for defamation? This article explores the balance that the law seeks to find between the right to freedom of speech and the right to protect one's reputation.

Directors – The Concept – Duties & Liabilities

Directors – The Concept – Duties & Liabilities

How does the law mitigate the risk of an errant director mismanaging the company. In this article, we explore the various duties and obligations imposed upon a director by statute and under general law.

Shareholder – The Concept - Rights & Liabilities

Shareholder – The Concept - Rights & Liabilities

Whilst shareholders “own” the company, the directors “manage” and run the company’s day-to-day to operations. In this article, we explore the rights and liabilities of a shareholder.

Claiming Trial – Implications – Procedure (Criminal Litigation Practice Series)

Claiming Trial – Implications – Procedure (Criminal Litigation Practice Series)

After being formally charged in Court, an accused has two (2) options; (a) to plead guilty or (b) to claim trial. What are the implications of choosing one option over the other? What should one expect during a criminal trial?