Farallon Law - Litigation and Dispute Resolution in Singapore

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

We have successfully advised and represented individuals, start-ups, SMEs, listed companies, financial institutions and MNCs in disputes all over the world.

Over the past 2 years, we have advised and represented:

  • Middle Eastern individuals in a US$280m claim against a Singapore listed company for breaches of contract, fraud and conspiracy
  • a South African company in a dispute with a Norwegian-listed company in relation to payments for services and taxes
  • a high net worth individual against a Singapore fund manager for investment losses
  • a financial advisory against an investment/asset manager for breach of confidence, conspiracy by unlawful means, and interference with contractual relations
  • a U.S. furniture company in a multi-million dollar dispute with a U.S. listed company for breach of copyright
  • Swedish lock manufacturer ASSA Abloy’s Singapore office
  • Container shipping company Maersk Line’s Singapore office
  • Taiwanese Cable TV network provider Sanlih E-Television (三立電視)
  • a minority shareholder against a Singapore company’s majority shareholders for minority oppression and breach of director’s duties
  • an Indonesian agriculture fertiliser company in relation to a shareholders’ dispute commenced in the High Court of Singapore
  • 15 criminal cases (of which 7 of them had the charges against them were withdrawn or dropped after he wrote representations to the Prosecution and/or claimed trial)
  • residential tenants against landlords in Singapore
  • retrenched employees against employers in Singapore

Nicolas acted for Singapore Power, in the 89-day Committee of Inquiry arising from the collapse of the tunnel for the MRT Circle Line along Nicoll Highway in 2004 and has advised Singapore MRT on potential disputes and compliance matters.

We have experience in the following:

  • Commercial Litigation
    • Stay of Proceedings (Forum Non Conveniens)
    • Stay of Proceedings (Arbitration Agreement)
    • Pre-Action Discovery Applications
    • Injunctions
    • Search Orders
  • Breach of Contract
  • Breach of Confidence (including the stealing or use of confidential information)
  • Breach of Guarantee
  • Building and Construction Law
  • Claims against financial institutions
  • Conspiracy to Defraud
  • Conspiracy to Injure
  • Debt Collection and Recovery
  • Defamation (Libel and Slander)
  • Disputes involving Employment Law matters
  • Economic torts
  • Investment Fund Disputes, and claims against hedge funds, private equity funds and fund managers.
  • Minority Oppression (including under section 216 and 216A of the Companies Act)
  • Negligence claims including medical and other professional negligence matters
  • Wills and Probate Disputes
  • Claims against renovation contractors