Christine Chuah Associate

Christine Chuah

Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore
Bsc (Hons), London School of Economics
Juris Doctor, Singapore Management University
LLM, University College London

Christine graduated cum laude from the Singapore Management University in 2014.

She also holds an LLM (Distinction) in International Commercial Law from University College London.

She was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2016.

Christine is part of the firm’s litigation and arbitration department. She is a general litigation lawyer. Her experience includes handling contractors’ claims, employment disputes, insolvency matters, contentious probate matters, substantial corporate/ commercial disputes, shareholders disputes and disputes under the Companies Act.

Some of the matters which Christine has been involved in include:

  • Assisted in the conduct of an appeal on behalf of a pair of directors before the Court of Appeal. The dispute concerned the knotty issue of whether Wrotham Park damages could be awarded and when directors could avail to themselves of immunity in relation to torts committed by a company.
  • Assisted in the conduct of an appeal before the Court of Appeal on behalf of two inmates in relation to their appeals on their sentence of corrective training and its interaction with the Conditional Remission Scheme and Mandatory Aftercare Scheme
  • Assisted in the conduct of an appeal before the Court of Appeal on behalf of the wife in a seminal case setting out the principles of division of matrimonial assets in long marriages.
  • Acted for a high net-worth wife in her divorce in relation to the division of matrimonial assets with a present day value of approximately S$70 million in a long marriage. The wife successfully retained 83% of the matrimonial assets premised on an earlier assessed value of the pool of S$50 million, due to an earlier operative date for the division and valuation of matrimonial assets.
  • Assisting in the conduct of a High Court suit for a high net-worth individual in relation to a US$26 million claim by a private wealth investor against a Swiss bank in the High Court. This claim relates to investment losses suffered by the high net-worth individual in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
  • Acted for a SGX-listed company in relation to multiple calls on performance bonds on the ground of unconscionability.
  • Successfully defended a suit against the seller of shares pursuant to a share sale and purchase agreement cum investment agreement on the grounds of fraudulent misrepresentation and total failure of consideration.
  • Acted for a Singapore company whose trademark had been hijacked by a former business partner and wrongfully registered in multiple jurisdictions. The registration of the trademark was invalidated by the Singapore High Court on the basis of copyright infringement.
Christine Chuah

Practice Areas

  • Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate & Commercial Disputes/ Investigations
  • Infrastructure, Engineering & Construction
  • Real Estate & MCST Related Disputes
  • Estate and Wealth Planning & Family Law

Memberships & Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law