Notable Cases

The following are some of the notable cases or matters our lawyers at MPLC have been involved in over the years.

dispute resolution

Litigation

JFC Builders Pte Ltd v Permasteelisa Pacific Holdings Ltd
[2016] SGHC 247

Goh Eng Lee Andy v Yeo Jin Kow
[2016] SGHC 110

Chan Chee Kien v Performance Motors Ltd
[2015] SGHC 54

Lioncity Construction Company Pte Ltd v JFC Builders Pte Ltd
[2015] SGHC 62

Lioncity Construction Company Pte Ltd v JFC Builders Pte Ltd
[2014] SGDC 351

PPG Industries (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Compact Metal Industries Ltd
[2013] SGCA 23

Compact Metal Industries Ltd v PPG Industries (Singapore) Pte Ltd
[2012] SGHC 91

Compact Metal Industries Ltd v Enersave Power Builders Pte Ltd and Others
[2008] SGHC 201

RDC Concrete Pte Ltd v Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd and Another Appeal
[2007] 4 SLR 413; [2007] SGCA 39

Wellmix Organics (International) Pte Ltd v Lau Yu Man
[2006] 2 SLR 525; [2006] SGCA 11

Compact Metal Industries Ltd v PPG Industries (Singapore) Pte Ltd
[2006] SGHC 242

Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd v RDC Concrete Pte Ltd
[2006] SGHC 213

Wellmix Organics (International) Pte Ltd v Lau Yu Man
[2006] 2 SLR 117; [2006] SGHC 14

Goodwill Building Resources Pte Ltd v Yue Cheong Kuan t/a Ben Design Architects and Another
[2006] SGDC 240

Wah Yuen Electrical Engineering Pte Ltd v Singapore Cables Manufacturers Pte Ltd
[2003] 3 SLR 629; [2003] SGCA 23

Lam Hong Leong Aluminium Pte Ltd v Lian Teck Huat Construction Pte Ltd and Another
[2003] SGHC 53


Arbitration

Shipbuilding Dispute involving Indonesian Shipbuilder before a Tribunal of 3 Arbitrators.

Dispute involving the outfitting of an entertainment vessel where the Claimant was a UK Company before a Tribunal of 3 Arbitrators.

Dispute involving the sale of a shipyard to a listed company before a Sole Arbitrator.

Dispute involving the construction of Factory Premises before a Sole Arbitrator.

ICC Arbitration involving Indonesian and Malaysian parties before a Tribunal of 3 Arbitrators. Dispute involves aircraft leases.

Dispute involving the supply and installation of facade cladding works at one of the iconic public buildings in Singapore before a Sole Arbitrator where the Claimant was a listed company.

Dispute involving the undertaking of refurbishment works at certain MRT Stations before a Sole Arbitrator.

Dispute involving painting works before a Sole Arbitrator.

Dispute involving structural steel works undertaken at a premier theme park before a Sole Arbitrator.

Dispute involving structural civil works at an LTA project before a Sole Arbitrator.

Dispute involving the construction of a bungalow at a premier residential district in Singapore before a Sole Arbitrator.

Dispute involving a Service Agreement entered into between a Cypriot company and an American company to manage certain farms in Ukraine before a Sole Arbitrator at the Cyprus International Arbitration Centre.

Dispute involving a claim by a property owner against a contractor in respect of a development project before a Sole Arbitrator.

Dispute involving a sub-contractor against a main-contractor in respect of a project involving the construction of an international school before a Sole Arbitrator.

corporate

Advising American MNC on the acquisition of various companies in Indonesia as well as structuring the acquisition through the use of offshore single purpose vehicles, and undertaking the requisite legal due diligence thereof.

Advising and implementing the acquisition of companies in the People's Republic of China ("PRC").

Advising a Japanese MNC on the restructuring/rationalisation of its South East Asia operations.

Advising a local company in a share swap arrangement with an Australian company.

Advising American MNC on role in newly acquired Hong Kong company and to structure its involvement in the same.

Advising a local public listed company on Joint Venture with Australian company for projects in Australia.

Advising German client on the sale of heavy machinery for major project in Malaysia.

Advising American MNC on employment issues for its Singapore operations.

Advising British MNC on sale of heavy equipment to Vietnamese buyer for a major project there, and to a PRC party for another project.

Advising local client on Joint Venture with Indonesian party involving certain mining concessions in Indonesia.

Advising on prospective Joint Ventures between local client and various Bangladeshi parties involving infrastructure projects such as port operations and toll roads, as well as property development, overseas.

Advising local client on the divestment of its Indonesian ferry operations.

Advising local client on various issues relating to its operations in Cyprus, Ukraine, PRC and Australia, and joint ventures entered into with various foreign entities.

Advising local client on the establishment of an international franchise retail business in Singapore.

Advising local client on its various fund raising exercises involving local investors, as well as a prospective investment from a Thai conglomerate.

Advising a local government-linked entity on its restructuring plans.