In Memory of Mr Goh Joon Seng (1935-2021)

Mr Goh Joon Seng received his LL.B. degree from the University of Singapore in 1962. He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore on 1 April 1963 and to that of West Malaysia in the following year.  He practised at the Bar until his appointment as a Judicial Commissioner on 1 October 1990 and Judge of the Supreme Court on 15 November 1990. He retired from the Supreme Court Bench on 22 March […]


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.


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.


Lee & Lee rated as a “top firm” for Intellectual Property matters in Singapore in May 2020.

We are pleased to inform that Lee & Lee’s Intellectual Property (IP)
practice has recently been rated as a “Tier 1” practice for all areas of IP
practice. This affirms our philosophy of providing cost-efficient and
commercially-oriented solutions to our clients. We also take this opportunity
to thank our clients and network of associates.

For more information, see “IP Rankings: Asia’s Best Firms for Intellectual Property” by Asian Legal Business.


Workplace Closure

To all our valued clients

In compliance with the Singapore government’s decision to close all workplaces, our physical office at Singapore Land Tower will  be closed until 1 June 2020 or such later date as the government may decide. However, our firm remains open and we are committed to serving you during this period.

We have moved all our lawyers and staff to work-from-home
arrangements and they remain contactable by their office number or email.
Kindly do not post, fax or deliver items to […]


Strata Titles Board Discusses Management Corporations’ Duty to Control, Manage and Administer the Common Property

This case update discusses a recent decision in which the Strata Titles Board dismissed an application by Owners who argued that a Management Corporation should relocate their air-conditioning condensers from one part of the common property to another for easier access. The decision explored the scope of a Management Corporation’s duties in respect of common property.

http://www.leenlee.com.sg/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Esta-Ruby-Case-Update-Final2.pdf


Elvis Presley Impersonator’s Creditor Fails in Bid to Garnish Alleged Debt Due from Country Club

In Sunny Metal & Engineering Pte Ltd v Lee Xin Ben Jimmy (Serangoon Gardens Country Club, garnishee) [2019] SGHC 135, the High Court discusses the burden of proof on the judgment creditor and whether a garnishee who has handed a cheque to the judgment debtor is obliged to stop payment on the cheque.

Elvis Presley Impersonator’s Creditor Fails in Bid to Garnish Alleged Debt Due from Country Club