Areas of Practice

Building and Construction

As with any construction project, resulting disputes may also become complex and cumbersome. With the wealth of experience at hand, our lawyers focus on distilling and identifying core issues that would determine the trajectory of your matter. By working with you closely, our goal is to achieve a practical and efficient resolution for you.

Our notable engagements include:

  • Representing a statutory body in a dispute in excess of $75 million concerning the construction of utilities;


  • Advising and drafting an operations and maintenance contract for a floating mega-watt generator set for the then-largest shipyard in Labuan Sabah, Malaysia;


  • Acting in a dispute concerning additions and alterations to a penthouse unit along Arthur Road involving, amongst others, various design defects and breaches of the Building and Construction Act and subsidiary legislation;


  • Advising close to twenty penthouse owners on the design defects of their properties and possible remedies against the developer, the architects and the MCST;


  • Advising a main contractor in a project for the re-cladding of a good class commercial building at Raffles Place.  The project sum was in excess of $11 million;


  • Acting for owners in a multi-million dispute concerning additions and alterations to a good class bungalow;


  • Taking over conduct of a claim involving a temple along Paya Lebar Road.  The quantum in dispute was in excess of $500,000.00;


  • Acting for a sub-contractor in a dispute concerning one of the first installations of pneumatic waste systems in Singapore in a private condominium situated along Thomson Road; and


  • Acting for a group of shophouse owners over the failure of a retaining wall behind their property against a statutory body in a dispute in excess of $300,000.00.