PDLegal LLC’s Gerard Quek and Daniel Ling successfully acted for the former chairman of The Canopy condominium management council against a defamation claim

February 8, 2023

Gerard Quek & Daniel Ling Secure Win in Defamation Case

Deputy Managing Partner, Gerard Quek and Counsel, Daniel Ling successfully defended a defamation claim against the former chairman of The Canopy condominium management council, Mr Benson Goh Siong Heng. The claim in defamation was brought against Mr Goh by three former council members, in respect of  (among other things) a letter Mr Goh had written about the mismanagement of the estate in August 2017.  The Plaintiffs are appealing against the said judgment.

Click here to read the CNA article (written by Lydia Lam).

Click here to read Full Judgment Fang Yiqiang and anor v Goh Siong Heng Benson [2023] SGDC 11

Chambers & Partners – Asia Pacific 2023

PDLegal LLC is pleased to announce that Managing Partner, Peter Doraisamy, has been recognised and ranked by Chambers & Partners (Asia Pacific 2023 for Shipping: Domestic: Litigation). The following quotes appear with Peter’s ranking: –

“Peter Doraisamy of PDLegal in Singapore is a noted shipping lawyer in the market. He handles a wide range of disputes, including ship grounding, cargo and fraud-related cases” – Chambers & Partners – Asia Pacific 2023

“He is excellent in litigation. He has very good control of the case, collecting the right evidence and putting this into a very successful trial.” – Shipping Litigation Client

Chambers and Partners is the leading independent professional legal research company operating across 200 jurisdictions. Chambers and Partners delivers detailed rankings and insights into the world’s leading lawyers and law firms.

This ranking is a testimony to the expertise and experience of the Firm’s shipping practice and would not be possible without the support of our clients and friends.

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