Civil Litigation Process Singapore
Civil Litigation

The Civil Litigation Process

Matters involving the law are generally classed as either civil or criminal in nature. Civil cases tend to deal with relationships between people, or people and businesses. Criminal matters, however, tend to relate to individuals being prosecuted by a lawyer acting for the state, about criminal matters. In other words, civil litigation can be defined as legal action to resolve disputes between a plaintiff (the party claiming they were wronged)...

05.6.2021
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Business meeting with Nominee Director
Civil Litigation

Nominee Directors & Shareholders

A nominee shareholder can be defined as a person who ‘lends his name’ to you so that they can hold shares for your benefit. They act as the registered owner of company shares, on your behalf. A nominee shareholder will appear to own the shares, and you are perfectly entitled to keep the arrangement secret. If done correctly, you keep all the rights and benefits to the shares (e.g. right...

05.6.2021
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Tenancy agreement with keys and pen on the top
Civil Litigation

Common Landlord and Tenant Disputes

Unfortunately, tenancy disputes between landlord and tenant are quite common in Singapore, and in other countries too. In this article we give guidance on resolving tenancy disputes. Please get in touch if you need further information or advice. The most common forms of tenancy dispute in Singapore are outlined below. Property Damage There will usually be a clause in the lease stating that no damage should be caused to the...

03.23.2021
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Cease and Desist Letters
Civil Litigation

Cease and Desist Letters

Law firms can issue cease and desist letters to potential defendants before the commencement of formal legal proceedings. Such letters usually contain demands to stop a continued breach or infringement and request payment of damages. Ultimately, these letters aim to achieve the following objectives: Send a clear signal to the defendant that you are serious about having your legal rights enforced Lets you state your legal position in detail with...

08.13.2020
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