Civil and Commercial Litigation

The Firm’s reputation as one of the few truly leading litigation practices in Singapore is unquestioned. With a Senior Counsel and experienced litigation Partners supported by a team of experienced and dynamic lawyers and paralegals, we have developed effective disputes strategies in building a formidable litigation practice group whose clients include prominent local and international individuals, banks, financial institutions and corporations.

Litigation was the main practice of the Firm upon foundation. Even though the Firm has grown into a multi-disciplinary practice, it remains a key practice area. Our expertise and experience include advising on the following:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Construction disputes
  • Land disputes
  • Banking and financial disputes
  • Tortious disputes including medical and professional negligence
  • Defamation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Minority oppression
  • Applications under the companies Act
  • Judicial review

 

ACCOLADES

Singapore Business Review Management Excellence Awards 2015

Harry Elias Partnership LLP wins “Litigation of the Year” 

Asia Pacific Legal 500 2014

The Firm has a burgeoning ADR offering, and is experienced in SIAC, KLRCA, ICC, and UNCITRAL arbitrations.

Asia Pacific Legal 500 2014

Harry Elias Partnership is the leading firm in Singapore for business crime defence work, and is the only one to gain multiple partners in that chapter.

Managing Partner Philip Fong and his team at Harry Elias Partnership LLP provide 'excellent service and value for money' in landmark cases...
Asia Pacific Legal 500 2010/2011

'Receptive, flexible' Philip Fong is the standout figure at Harry Elias Partnership, which has a strong construction bent to its litigation practice.
Asia Pacific Legal 500 2009/2010

Philip Fong is the star name and leader of Harry Elias Partnership's sizeable and diverse practice.
Asia Pacific Legal 500 2008/2009

The Dispute Resolution Practice Group is skilled at advising on securities laws, property disputes and general commercial and corporate disputes.
Asia Pacific Legal 500 2008/2009

Harry Elias Partnership receives a steady flow of arbitration instructions.
Asia Pacific Legal 500 2008/2009

Harry Elias Partnership LLP’s broad track record covers contracts, property, banking and finance disputes, and judicial reviews. Harry Elias Partnership LLP’s broad track record covers contracts, property, banking and finance disputes, and judicial reviews.

Who's Who Legal 2007

 

Contact: 

Harry Elias

FOUNDER & CONSULTANT
Senior Counsel
T: 
+65 6361 9889
F: 
+65 6438 0550
E: 
HarryElias@eversheds-harryelias.com

Philip Fong

MANAGING PARTNER
Head, Civil and Commercial Litigation
Head, Regulatory Compliance and Commercial Fraud
T: 
+65 6361 9819
F: 
+65 6438 0550
E: 
PhilipFong@eversheds-harryelias.com

S Suressh

Head, Aviation and Shipping
Partner, Civil and Commercial Litigation
T: 
+65 6361 9365
F: 
+65 6438 1568
E: 
Suressh@eversheds-harryelias.com

Tan Chau Yee

Head, Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Projects
T: 
+65 6361 9338
F: 
+65 6438 1788
E: 
ChauYeeTan@eversheds-harryelias.com

Andy Lem

Partner, Civil and Commercial Litigation
T: 
+65 6361 9853
F: 
+65 6438 0550
E: 
AndyLem@eversheds-harryelias.com

Francis Goh

Head, Arbitration
Head, Private Client and Wealth Management
Partner, Civil and Commercial Litigation
T: 
+65 6361 9835
F: 
+65 6438 0550
E: 
FrancisGoh@eversheds-harryelias.com

Sharmini Sharon Selvaratnam

Partner, Civil and Commercial Litigation
T: 
+65 6361 9853
F: 
+65 6438 0550
E: 
Sharmini@eversheds-harryelias.com

Justin Chia

Head, Insolvency and Asset Recovery
Partner, Civil and Commercial Litigation
T: 
+65 6361 9814
F: 
+65 6438 0550
E: 
JustinChia@eversheds-harryelias.com

Toh Wei Yi

Partner, Civil and Commercial Litigation
T: 
+65 6361 9348
F: 
+65 6438 0550
E: 
WeiyiToh@eversheds-harryelias.com

Awards

ALB M&A Ranking
Construction Law Firm of the Year 2017 Singapore
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2016 - Philip Fong
Civil Litigation 2016
"Litigation of the Year" Business Ranking Awards 2015
Leading Firm for Corporate and M&A 2016
Civil & Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year 2015
AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers 2014 - Claudia Teo
Construction Law Firm of the Year 2015 - Singapore
ICFM Leading Lawyer 500 - Philip Fong
Leading Firm for International Arbitration 2015
Leading Firm for Dispute resolution 2016
Lawyer Monthly - Financial Services Lawyer of the Year : Singapore
Family Law, Firm of the Year
Law Firm of the Year - Corporate - Singapore
Corporate Finance Firm of the Year Singapore
Corporate-Financial Law Firm of the Year in Singapore
Real Estate Law Firm of the Year 2013 - Singapore
Civil Law, Firm of the Year
M&A Law Firm of the Year - Singapore
Dispute resolution - Local firms
Leading Firm for Real Estate 2016
Business Crime Defence Law Firm of the Year – Singapore
Commercial Lawyer of the Year in Singapore - Philip Fong
ICFM Leading Lawyer 500 - Pauline Lee
Leading Firm for Construction 2016
Real estate and construction - Local firms
AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers 2013 for Construction
Aviation Law Firm of the Year in Singapore
Cross Border Law Firm of the Year - Singapore
Real Estate Law Firm of the Year 2013 - Singapore
Insolvency Law Firm of the Year in Singapore
Corporate and M&A - Local firms
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