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Glenn Chua

Associate   |  
Advocate & Solicitor (Singapore)

Glenn’s main area of practice is complex commercial disputes, restructuring and insolvency, international arbitration, and mediation. Glenn also assists in the conduct of criminal defence, particularly in relation to white-collar crimes.

key areas of practice

  • Commercial & Civil Disputes
  • Arbitration
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Criminal Defence

Glenn is currently an Associate at PDLegal LLC, and his main area of practice is complex commercial disputes, restructuring and insolvency, international arbitration, and mediation. Glenn also assists in the conduct of criminal defence, particularly in relation to white-collar crimes.

 

Glenn was called to the Singapore Bar in May 2022.

 

Glenn graduated from the University of Bristol with a Bachelor of Laws degree in June 2019, and he was awarded a Second-Class Honours (First Division).

key areas of practice

  • Commercial & Civil Disputes
  • Arbitration
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Criminal Defence

Work Highlights

Civil and Commercial Dispute

  • Acting for a Singapore company and its directors in defending a claim brought by a former director for diminution in share value due to alleged breaches of sale and purchase agreements.
  • Acting for a reputable Taiwanese vacuum cleaner manufacturer and its distributor, in a claim for defamation and conspiracy against its competitor and its directors.
  • Acting for the co-beneficiary of a reputable tech-entrepreneur’s estate, in obtaining an interim and prohibitory injunction in the Singapore Court against, among others, the other co-beneficiaries of the estate.
  • Acting for a reputable local travel agency and its representatives in defending two actions brought by a local religious organisation.
  • Assisted Counsel in defending a High Court claim (and in resisting the appeal before the Appellate Division of the Singapore High Court) brought by a former director for alleged referral and consultancy fees against a leading engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning company in the oil & gas, power, and renewables industry. The Judgments are published in [2021] SGHC 197 and [2022] SGHC(A) 17.
  • Assisted Counsel in a High Court marine cargo insurance claim against a reputable international insurer for the full insured value of cargoes, which had been stolen, under a marine cargo insurance policy. The Judgment is published in [2022] SGHC 51.
  • Assisted Counsel in defending a High Court claim brought by an American company for alleged breach of contract for the sale of KN-95 face-masks.
  • Assisted Counsel in successfully obtaining an interim prohibitory injunction in the High Court to restrain various individuals from diluting and selling public traded shares. The Grounds of Decision are published in [2021] SGHC 03.

Arbitration

  • Assisted Counsel in acting for the claimant in a charter party dispute between a Singaporean company and a Bruneian company in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
  • Assisted Counsel in acting for the claimant in a contractual dispute between a construction company and a mechanical & electrical engineering company in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
  • Assisted Counsel in acting for the respondent in an appeal against a High Court judge’s decision (the Judgment was reported in CBP v CBS [2020] SGHC 23) to set aside an arbitral award on grounds of breach of natural justice. The appeal was dismissed by the Court of Appeal (as reported in [2021] SGCA 04).
  • Assisted Counsel in acting for the Respondent in a claim brought by an SGX-listed company against an individual for alleged misrepresentation in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.

Insolvency & Restructuring

  • Acting for the Hong Kong Trustees-in-Bankruptcy in an application for recognition of a Hong Kong bankruptcy order in the Singapore Court.
  • Assisted Counsel in acting for a creditor of a Singaporean water treatment company which was under judicial management.
  • Assisted Counsel in acting for liquidators of a local construction company in “clawback” claims against its ex-directors.
  • Assisted Counsel in advising liquidators of a Singapore based subsidiary of a Thai hotel developer.

Criminal Defence (White Collar)

  • Assisting Counsel in acting for an accused who is charged for (i) failing to discharge his duties as director honestly and with reasonable diligence and (ii) engaging in a conspiracy to dishonestly receiving stolen properties.
  • Assisting Counsel in acting for accused persons charged for giving misleading statements under Section 28 of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

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