MEDICAL MALPRACTICE / NEGLIGENCE
Be it a misdiagnosis of a medical condition, a negligent medical advice or any form of medical malpractice, our lawyers at Engelin Teh Practice LLC ('ETP LLC') have the expertise and experience to provide you with the necessary advice to ensure that your interests are adequately protected.
We are one of the leading medical negligence law firms in Singapore and have over the years represented numerous aggrieved clients in high profile cases against public hospitals. We understand that being involved in a medical legal dispute can be very taxing and draining, especially when you are up against public institutions. However, rest assured our lawyers are well experienced to manage your case and will endeavour to obtain a fair outcome for you.
Lawyers: Engelin Teh, Thomas Sim, Mark Yeo
ETP LLC has an extensive litigation practice, headed by Senior Counsel Engelin Teh.
ETP LLC's practice encompasses corporate litigation (including schemes of arrangement, minority oppression, shareholders' disputes and breach of fiduciary duties), banking litigation (with emphasis on enforcement of bank securities, letter of credit disputes, banker and customer disputes including those arising out of private banking relationship), commercial transactions, both international and domestic, including all types of commercial and contractual disputes, employment issues, receivership, judicial management and insolvency (both individual and corporate), building and construction disputes, matrimonial and family disputes, tortious claims (including professional negligence and defamation), equity and trusts, probate and administration of estates, intellectual property disputes (breach of trademark, passing off and infringement of patent), motor accident claims and debt collection.
Lawyers: Engelin Teh, Thomas Sim, Mark Yeo, Linda Ong, Shaun Marc Lew, Charmaine Lim, Cherilynn Chee, Bryan Hew
DIVORCE & FAMILY MATTERS
Engelin Teh Practice LLC ('ETP LLC') has a dedicated team of lawyers specialising in divorce matters. We handle cross boundaries disputes, assets tracing, complex issues on custody of children, claims on matrimonial assets and maintenance.
Our lawyers are trained to provide special care and attention to the sensitive and emotional issues often associated with divorce matters.
Our client's interest is paramount and with our extensive experience in matrimonial matters, we are able to advise and prepare our clients not just for litigation but also for mediation of matrimonial disputes with a view to avoiding an emotionally draining court case and legal costs.
Lawyers: Engelin Teh, Linda Ong, Iain Teh, Shaun Marc Lew, Charmaine Lim, Cherilynn Chee, Bryan Hew
ARBITRATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Our arbitration team has extensive experience in arbitration work, both local and international. Our arbitration practice spans a wide range of industries with different lawyers specialising in various industry sectors.
Apart from acting as counsel in arbitrations, our Ms Engelin Teh, SC is also a qualified arbitrator on the panel of International Chamber of Commerce, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, and Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration.
Our lawyers advise and prepare our clients, both local and international, for mediation of disputes involving a diverse range of issues, including commercial claims, family matters and partnership disputes. Our Ms Engelin Teh SC is herself an accredited mediator with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, Singapore Mediation Centre, Regent's University London and National Electricity Market of Singapore (Mediation Panel).
Lawyers: Engelin Teh, Thomas Sim, Mark Yeo, Linda On
CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL
Our corporate department comprises a dedicated team of lawyers with extensive experience and skills in handling a wide variety of corporate and commercial matters, both local and international.
Our team advises on and undertakes the following types of matters:
Lawyers: Engelin Teh, Mark Yeo, Joan Chua, Markus Poh
ETP LLC has an active real estate practice, acting for developers and statutory authorities. Our team is experienced in the following areas:
We also assist in the documentation for the acquisition and financing of real property outside of Singapore.
Lawyers: Engelin Teh, Michael Seow, Joan Chua, Iain Teh
Our Areas of Practice include:
Engelin Teh, SC was admitted to the Singapore bar in 1979 after graduating from the University of Singapore with Honours. She was appointed Senior Counsel on 10 January 1998 and was admitted to the roll of solicitors of England and Wales since 16 October 2008.
With a wealth of experience of more than 3 decades in complex commercial litigation and arbitration, Engelin has acted as counsel in numerous cases, spanning a wide spectrum of areas including banking and finance, company law, corporate and partnership disputes, real estate, commodities, corporate fraud, equity and trust, employment and executive compensation, insolvency, intellectual property, administrative law, landlord and tenancy, professional and medical negligence, insurance and family law.
Engelin also has an active practice in international arbitration. She has presided both as sole arbitrator and as part of a tribunal in both domestic and international arbitrations under the rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the International Chamber of Commerce and the Law Society of Singapore. She has also represented clients as counsel in various domestic and international commercial arbitrations involving cross-border disputes.
In the last decade, mediation has become a passion for Engelin. Given her vast and varied litigation experience, Engelin is well equipped as a mediator to assist parties to work through complex situations and navigate differences to achieve effective solutions. Being a mediator on the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) Principal Panel of Mediators and its Family Panel of Mediators, Engelin has mediated several cases referred by SMC and has successfully brought about settlement between parties in many of these cases. Engelin is a Certified Mediator, International Mediation Institute (IMI) and sits on the panel of the Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) and is accredited by the Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI). Engelin is also appointed as Senior Mediator to the Panel of Mediators for the Law Society Mediation Scheme.
As a member of the Inquiry Panel of the Singapore Law Society, Engelin has sat on inquiry committees, both as member and chairman, in relation to complaints against lawyers. Engelin also sits on the Disciplinary Tribunal (Supreme Court) Panel of Presidents and on the Panel of Disciplinary Tribunal Chairmen of the Singapore Medical Council as well as its Panel of Legal Assessors. She serves as a member of the Family Law Practice Committee of the Singapore Law Society and is also a Patron of the Ayer Rajah Citizens’ Consultative Committee (CCC) where her lawyers provide pro bono legal advice.
As part of providing service to clients, Engelin has conducted various seminars and in-house training programmes on corporate and commercial litigation and also on family and matrimonial law and practice.
Arbitrator Professional Affiliations
Mediator Professional Affiliations
Other Professional Affiliations
Professional Disciplinary Panels
Arbitration & Mediation Training
MICHAEL T T SEOW
Mr Michael T T Seow was called to the Bar in February 1985 after graduating with an Honours degree in Law. He has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of Conveyancing and Property Law, Landlord and Tenant Law and general solicitor's work which includes:
JOAN CHUA YAK HOON
Joan Chua graduated with an Honours degree in law from University of London and was called to the English Bar as a Barrister in 1991. She was subsequently called to the Singapore Bar in June 1992. She has been in legal practice for more than 20 years and has extensive experience in corporate real estate and conveyancing, corporate and commercial law, banking, landlord and tenant and general solicitors' work which include the following:
Thomas graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1997 with an LL.B (Hons) and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1998. Thomas has also been admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.
Thomas is an experienced and dynamic lawyer dedicated to finding the best solutions for his clients in both contentious and non-contentious matters. His practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on intellectual property ('IP') and employment work. When Thomas takes on a case, his clients reap the benefit of his considerable knowledge, experience and willingness to go the extra mile.
Thomas has advised corporate organizations extensively on employment-related matters and has broad experience in handling contentious employment disputes. He has provided expertise in advising on issues relating to termination of employees, enforcing non-compete clauses, protecting employer’s confidential information and taking remedial action in relation to employment fraud. Thomas has also worked closely with companies to provide support in relation to non-contentious employment matters such as advice on employment policies, drafting and reviewing employment contracts and issues arising from restructuring, reorganisation and retrenchment.
Intellectual property disputes
Thomas manages an active regional trade mark portfolio, and regularly advises clients on the suitability of marks for registration, the prospects of obtaining registration of marks, the selection and use of trademarks, and oppositions to pending trademark applications. He files and prosecutes domestic as well as international trade mark applications (under the Madrid Protocol), and advises on the documentation required for the assignment and licensing of trade mark rights.
Thomas also handles contentious IP disputes and has been involved in civil litigation for trademark infringement, misuse of trade secrets and passing off. He has worked with private investigators to secure evidence of infringement, and to institute civil and criminal proceedings against infringes. He has recently appeared before the Singapore Court of Appeal to successfully defend a Singapore website against allegations of passing off and trademark infringement by a magazine publisher.
Thomas has been involved in several notable reported cases in the High Court and the Court of Appeal in Singapore, including:
Mr Mark Yeo studied at Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College. As a student, Mark was a competitive squash player, representing both school and country at various local and international junior tournaments. At the national level, Mark was crowned the individual champion in the under-14 and under-16 categories and was ranked amongst the top 5 in the Under-19 category.
Mark served his National Service with the 46th Singapore Armour Regiment as a sergeant in an armoured infantry company and is now a platoon sergeant in his reservist unit. After completing his National Service in 1996, Mark read law in the National University of Singapore. In 2000, he graduated from the National University of Singapore with a LL.B (Hons. - 2nd Upper Class). He commenced pupilage with us in June 2000 and thereafter served as a legal associate when he was admitted to the Singapore Bar on 2 June 2001. In April 2005, Mark was made an Associate Director. He was made a Director in January 2013.
Since joining us, Mark has been involved in a wide range of civil and commercial litigation matters that include contractual claims, landlord & tenancy disputes, strata titles disputes, mortgagee claims, building contract claims, defamation, hire-purchase and leasing claims, debt recovery, medical negligence claims, insurance related claims and disputes, real property disputes, employment disputes, banking matters, cross-border disputes and administration claims.
Ms Linda Ong read law in the National University of Singapore. In 2001, she graduated from the National University of Singapore with a LL.B (Hons. - 2nd Upper Class). She commenced pupilage with us in June 2001 and thereafter served as a legal associate when she was admitted to the Singapore Bar in May 2002. In July 2006, Linda was made an Associate Director and was made a Director in January 2013.
Since joining us, Linda has been involved in a wide range of civil and commercial litigation matters that includes: