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Partner Koh Tien Hua acted in a pivotal divorce case successfully getting monies awarded to a divorcee to be paid out from her husband’s CPF account in advance despite restrictions imposed by the CPF Act then. Mr Koh acted for the Wife, a former... [More]
Champerty – when a lawyer agrees to help a client on the basis that he gets a share of the proceeds from a case if it is successful – is currently forbidden in Singapore although it has been decriminalized or abandoned in several Western jurisdictions... [More]
We are pleased to announce that Ms Neilia Tan is now the new Partner of Brunei HEP Law Office with effect from 1 June 2014. Ms Tan brings with her, extensive experience in civil, commercial and criminal litigation, both during private practice... [More]
In a recent transaction, Harry Elias Partnership LLP acted for an indirect wholly–owned subsidiary of Guthrie GTS Limited in the acquisition of a key investment asset, a 7-storey commercial building located in the central business district of Singapore... [More]
In a recent payment dispute between two contractors, Harry Elias Partnership LLP assisted a substructure contractor in successfully resisting a main contractor’s application to the High Court to set aside an Adjudication Determination obtained pursuant... [More]
Harry Elias Partnership LLP acted for Nam Cheong Limited, a mainboard listed company, in a recent placement exercise to raise capital of approximately SGD48 million under the terms of a conditional placement agreement entered into on 10 January 2013.... [More]
To educate businesses on how they can react and protect themselves, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS) has partnered with Harry Elias Partnership LLP to host a Corporate Ethics & Governance Seminar. The seminar took... [More]
The corporate and real estate practice groups of Harry Elias Partnership LLP recently acted for Sun Venture in the acquisition of Robinson Point, a 21-storey freehold CBD office block. The transaction was undertaken through the purchase of various... [More]
The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) has extended its contract with Harry Elias Partnership LLP (HEP) for an additional year, in addition to the original 2-year tenure. Under the contract, HEP will render and advise on all legal matters pertaining to SLA... [More]
“Pro Bono” (“pro bono publico,” from the Latin, “for the public good.”) It’s a tradition of service. . .giving back to society. . .ensuring fair, equal access to professional skills for those who need them most, but can least afford them. For Mr... [More]