Pollmann, Christian Joachim v Ye Xianrong [2021] SGHC 77, Record Quantum of Damages Awarded in a Personal Injury Claim

This client note discusses a recent High Court case which awarded a record quantum of damages. The case also illustrates a high range of damages that can be awarded where the claimant earned a relatively high income prior to the incident that forms the subject of the claim.

Pollmann, Christian Joachim v Ye Xianrong [2021] SGHC 77, Record Quantum of Damages Awarded in a Personal Injury Claim


New Partners

The firm is pleased to announce the appointment of the following individuals as Partners of the Firm with effect from 1 January 2021:

Melissa Ng (Litigation Department)

Jacqueline Chua (Litigation Department)

Yik Shu Ying (Litigation Department)

Tan Jing Yong (Litigation Department)

We take this opportunity to congratulate
our Partners on their new appointments.


Lee & Lee’s Ms Carolyn Bava recognised for outstanding contributions towards providing pro bono legal help

We are pleased to inform that our Ms Carolyn Bava is the recipient of MinLaw’s Legal Aid Bureau (LAB)’s Distinguished Service Award 2020 for her outstanding contributions towards providing pro bono legal help. Due to contributions from her and others in the firm, Lee & Lee is also the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution Award 2020 (Gold).

You can watch the video by following this link.


First time a provisionally-registered doctor is struck off: Singapore Medical Council v Chua Shunjie [2020] SGHC 239

This case commentary highlights the important aspects of the Court of Three Judges’ decision in Singapore Medical Council v Chua Shunjie [2020] SGHC 239, including a Disciplinary Tribunal’s jurisdiction over provisionally-registered doctors after the expiration of their provisional registration, and circumstances in which the sanction of striking off is imposed

First time a provisionally-registered doctor is struck off: Singapore Medical Council v Chua Shunjie [2020] SGHC 239


The Advent and Progress of ETA

This article provides some background to the Electronic Transactions Act (Cap. 88) and highlights the usefulness of the ETA when conducting your business.

The Advent and Progress of ETA


Interview by World IP Review

Our Mr. Zech Chan was recently interviewed by the World IP Review for the article “The Right Remedy: Why Mediation is Becoming a Better Option”. Click here to see if mediation is for you.This article was first published in the 2020 INTA Annual Meeting & Leadership Meeting Daily News on Wednesday, 18 November 2020.


Amendment to Personal Data Protection Act

This article discusses the salient amendment introduced by the Personal Data Protection (Amendment) Bill which was read for the first time in Parliament on 5 October 2020, and passed on 2 November 2020.

Amendment to Personal Data Protection Act


HIGH COURT CONSIDERS NOVEL ISSUES IN THE APPLICATION OF SECTION 47 OF THE BMSMA

This article discusses a recent High Court decision applying Section 47(1)(b)(viii) of the BMSMA to documents obtained by a management corporation while representing subsidiary proprietors in an appeal to the Land Acquisition Appeals Board over compensation awards for the compulsory acquisition of land.

HIGH COURT CONSIDERS NOVEL ISSUES IN THE APPLICATION OF SECTION 47 OF THE BMSMA