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Supreme Court Case Summary: Ong Boon Hwee v Cheah Ng Soo [2019] SGHC 65

The SHC held that a writ of seizure and sale can be attached to a joint tenant’s interest in land.

Lee Hsien Loong v Leong Sze Hian [2019] SGHC 66

Civil Procedure — Striking out

Ong Boon Hwee v Cheah Ng Soo and another [2019] SGHC 65

Civil Procedure — Judgment and orders

[UAE] Third party funding in the Middle East

This article will consider the benefits of TPF and how there are increased opportunities for both court litigation and arbitration funding in the Middle East, and in particular in the UAE.

Court of Appeal disallows anti-suit injunction due to delay

In Sun Travels & Tours Pvt Ltd v Hilton International Manage (Maldives) Pvt Ltd [2019] SGCA 10, the CA clarified that an anti-enforcement injunction is a relief that will only be granted in exceptional circumstances..

Qroi Ltd v Pascoe, Ian and another [2019] SGHC 36

Civil Procedure – Striking out

Shanghai Turbo Enterprises Ltd v Liu Ming [2019] SGCA 11

Conflict of Laws — Choice of jurisdiction
High bar for when claims can be struck out: Judge

High bar for when claims can be struck out: Judge

The judgment is unusual in that while the threshold for striking out is high, this is the first time it has been put in the way it was - that "anything can happen" at trial and, therefore, the claim is not to be struck out.

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Trial advocacy and appellate advocacy — as different as chalk and cheese?

This article will propose some ideas for specialised training to ensure that junior lawyers are well-placed to be equally proficient in both areas.

Changes to law to better help victims of partner violence seek protection: Shanmugam

Changes to law to better help victims of partner violence seek protection: Shanmugam

The proposed changes will be over and on top of the ongoing review to the Penal Code which would enhance maximum penalties for those who commit violence against a victim in an intimate or close relationship with them.

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Shanghai Turbo Enterprises Ltd v Liu Ming [2018] SGCA 11

SCA set aside the HC's decision and granted leave to Shanghai Turbo to serve the writ on the Mr Liu in China. SCA also restored the injunctions against him. 

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