Land and Real Estate Disputes

  • Acting for the Management Corporation in claims against subsidiary proprietors for arrears of maintenance, sinking funds and other contributions in apartment and condominium and in disputes between subsidiary proprietors.
  • Acting for the Vendor in a claim against the Purchaser for failure on the part of the Purchaser to complete the sale & purchase of a property. The Purchaser had alleged inter alia that he was entitled not to complete on the ground that at the time of completion, fresh S & P Agreement had yet to be issued from the developer. The matter went before the Court of Appeal.

  • Acting for the Vendor in a declaration relating to a mutual exchange of various properties in Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • Acting for the Vendor of a property in resisting a claim for specific performance by the Purchaser, where the Vendor had alleged that the sale was subject to mortgagee’s consent.

  • Acting for Purchaser of a property in a claim to rescind from the purchase on the ground that the title was “bad” as there was actual and potential disputes concerning the title

  • Acting for an individual in contentious sale of property shared with the individual's sibling.

  • Acting for the son in a dispute with his mother over his share of A HDB flat in which allegation of resulting trust and advancement was raised.

  • Acting for a tenant of a rent-controlled premises in a claim to recover overpayment of rents paid under various tenancy agreements, where issues of waiver,  limitation  period, charitable donations and rent control were raised.
  • Acting for a landlord in application before the Tenant Compensation Board for an order for the recovery of the possession of controlled premises on the ground of re-development and the  consequent  compensation to the tenants.

  • Acting for a tenant in respect of lease agreement where defences of misrepresentation, exemption clauses and Unfair Contract Terms Act were raised.

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