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Glenn Chua

Paralegal

Glenn graduated from the University of Bristol with a Bachelor of Laws (Second Class Honours, First Division). Glenn aspires to be called to the Singapore Bar in 2022.

key areas of practice

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

Glenn graduated from the University of Bristol with a Bachelor of Laws degree, and he was awarded a Second-Class Honours (First Division). Glenn completed his practice training with the firm in June 2021 and he aspires to be called to the Singapore Bar in 2022.

 

Glenn is currently a Paralegal at the firm, and he primarily assists fee earners in commercial disputes and criminal defence work (particularly in relation to white-collar crimes).

key areas of practice

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

Work Highlights

Civil and Commercial Dispute

  • Assisted Counsel in defending a High Court claim 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.
  • Assisting Counsel in defending a High Court claim brought by a former director for diminution in share value due to alleged breaches of sale and purchase agreements.
  • Assisting 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, pursuant to a marine cargo insurance policy.
  • Assisting Counsel in defending a High Court claim brought by an American company for alleged breach of contract for sale of KN-95 face-masks.
  • Assisting Counsel in a District Court claim brought by a national athlete for defamation against a present national office holder.
  • 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

  • Assisting Counsel in acting for the claimant in a charterparty dispute between a Singaporean company and Bruneian company in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
  • Assisting 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 a SGX-listed company against individual for alleged misrepresentation in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
  • Assisted Counsel in a construction dispute between two local construction companies in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.

Insolvency & Restructuring

  • 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 conspiracy to dishonestly receive stolen properties.
  • Assisting Counsel in acting for accused persons who are charged for giving misleading statements under Section 28 of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

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