Shirlene Leong 梁康美 Associate

Shirlene Leong 梁康美

Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore, 2018
Singapore Management University, 2017

Shirlene graduated from the Singapore Management University in 2017 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2018.

Shirlene is part of the firm's litigation department. She has handled matters before both the High Court and State Courts of Singapore in the following areas: shareholders' dispute, employment disputes, white-collar crime, performance bonds and other insurance-related claims.

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

  • Assisted in successfully obtaining an injunction from the High Court against a rival company incorporated by an ex-employee.
  • Assisted in the conduct of a Magistrate's Appeal against the sentence imposed by the district judge on an accused who was charged under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The sentence was reduced by more than half on appeal: Gan Chai Bee Anne v Public Prosecutor [2019] 4 SLR 838
  • Assisted with a claim by a litigation trustee of the litigation trust of an insolvent Canadian-listed company in a claim for approximately US $600 million against the company’s valuers for negligence and breach of contract.
  • Assisted with defending a claim against a director of a rubber processing company in relation to a claim on a guarantee over a corporate loan of US $2 million. On appeal, the High Court judge’s decision was set aside: Kam Thai Leong Dennis v Asian Infrastructure Ltd [2020] SGCA 87
  • Acting for a company in its claim against its ex-director for unsubstantiated use of company funds.
  • Acted for the Vice President of a tech company providing healthcare information in an employment claim against the company.
  • Advised a shareholder on departure from company where the agreements do not contemplate a shareholder’s departure.
  • Advised a tech company in relation to non-compete and non-solicitation issues in relation to its ex-employees.
  • Advised one of Singapore’s leading telecommunications company in relation to personal injury claims against it.
  • Acting for one of Singapore’s leading telecommunications company in relation to a claim arising from disputes over fees paid.
Shirlene Leong 梁康美

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Commercial Disputes/ Investigations
  • Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

Memberships & Associations

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