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Lee & Lee 60th Anniversary Celebration

Lee & Lee celebrated the 60th anniversary of its founding with a staff party for its lawyers and staff at Raffles Town Club on 15 October 2015. We were delighted to have with us as our only guests, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong – the elder son of our Firm’s founders – and Mr Lee Kip Lee, who shared premises with Lee & Lee and who is one of the Firm’s first clients, together with his sons Dick, John and […]


New Partner

The firm is pleased to welcome Ms Wendy Tan, who joins the Corporate Department as a Partner with effect from 1 October 2015.

Wendy graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1990, and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1991. She has since then spent some 10 years as in-house counsel with Fortune 50 companies and the rest of her career in private practice. She has been involved in corporate commercial, corporate and corporate real estate practice, in Singapore […]


“Recent Developments Concerning Adjudication Under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act” by Yang Yung Chong and Tan Jin Yong

Lee & Lee’s update covers the recent cases of Citiwall Safety Glass Pte Ltd v Mansource Interior Pte Ltd [2015] SGCA 42, Lau Fook Hoong Adam v GTH Engineering & Construction Pte Ltd [2015] SGHC 220, and Sentosa Building Construction Pte Ltd v DJ Builders & Contractors Pte Ltd [2015] SGHC 18.

Case Update – Recent Developments Concerning Adjudication Under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act


Lee & Lee Seminar on the Recent Developments in the Singapore Employment Landscape and the Companies Act

Lee & Lee conducted a seminar on the recent developments in the Singapore employment landscape and the Companies Act on 9 July 2015.

At the seminar, our clients and friends were guided through the latest updates in local employment law, as well as the key amendments to the Companies Act by our experienced partners. The speakers shared their insights on many topics including recent case law on wrongful dismissal, developments relating to the Ministry of Manpower and corruption issues, managing […]


“Strata Titles Board Finds Management Corporation’s Refusal to Allow Subsidiary Proprietor’s Electrical Upgrade Improper and Unreasonable, Orders it to Consent” By Toh Kok Seng and Daniel Chen

Lee & Lee’s update covers the recent case of Lee Lay Ting v The Management Corporation Strata Title Plan No. 3414 STB 92 of 2014.

Case Update – Lee Lay Ting v The Management Corporation Strata Title Plan No. 3414


5th Global Forum on Intellectual Property

Lee & Lee is pleased to be one of the sponsors for the 5th Global Forum on Intellectual Property (GFIP), which will be held at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre on 25 – 26 August 2015.

The GFIP brings together internationally renowned IP luminaries and policy-makers to share their insights and strategies. Over the course of two days, the speakers will lead a series of discussions on the latest IP trends and issues in the region and beyond.

Our Mr […]


“Adjudication Application Filed Before The Expiry Of The Dispute Settlement Period Held to be Valid” by Yang Yung Chong and Tan Jin Yong

Lee & Lee’s update covers the recent case of Newcon Builders Pte Ltd v Sino New Steel Pte Ltd [2015] SGHCR 13.

Case Update – Newcon Builders Pte Ltd v Sino New Steel Pte Ltd – Adjudication Application Filed Before The Expiry Of The Dispute Settlement Period Held to be Valid


“High Court Upholds Mandatory Injunctions Granted to Beauty World Plaza against Subsidiary Proprietor for Unauthorized Alterations” by Toh Kok Seng and Daniel Chen

Lee & Lee’s update covers the recent case of The MCST Plan No. 681 v Tan Yew Huat [2015] SGDC 118, which was upheld by the High Court upon appeal.

Lee & Lee’s Toh Kok Seng and Daniel Chen acted for the successful Plaintiffs/Respondents in the abovementioned case.

Case Update – High Court Upholds Mandatory Injunctions Granted to Beauty World Plaza against Subsidiary Proprietor for Unauthorized Alterations