Seagate Technology International v Vikas Goel [2016] SGHC 12 – Obtaining a Judgment on the Merits in Singapore for the Purpose of Enforcement Overseas

Reading Time: 4 minutesThis article comes courtesy of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. One of the leading and full-service commercial law firms in Singapore with a strong Asian presence and global reach. They have close to a century of rich legal heritage with a number of partners who are eminent lawyers in their respective areas of expertise. They […]

Making legal claims for medical malpractice

Reading Time: 3 minutesSince a medical practitioner is expected to improve your condition, you, as a patient, have the right to take legal action against a doctor, or nurse, if your condition worsens or a new one develops as a result of their negligence or malpractice. Your insurance would generally only cover future medical costs that resulted from […]

Curveball Series: Receiving a Death Threat or Being Stalked

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Internet is a many splendored thing. The ways it helps reduce the distance between friends and family members who may not live in the same city or even country would have been unthought of in a previous century. Unfortunately, as such great things tend to be, the Internet is also a double edge sword. […]

Four Considerations Before Litigation: Sun Tzu’s Art of War

Reading Time: 4 minutesLitigation with its myriad outcomes closely resembles war. Many of us also hold on to a mistaken belief that our legal system always upholds justice – but on closer observation, we would realise that there are obstacles to winning a case, based purely on our sense of righteousness. Foolproof contracts may become void at the […]