Niranjanaa Ram
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Niranjanaa is in her final year at Singapore Management University’s School of law. Her interests lie in the law of contracts, law of torts and criminal law. Outside of academia, she spends time volunteering in the community and working closely with SMU’s Pro Bono Centre as a Pro Bono Student Leader. She will be graduating from SMU in 2019.

SMU Lexicon: Punitive Damages & Contract Law: Implications of Airtrust
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Reading Time: 7 minutesIntroduction  In PH Hydraulics & Engineering v Airtrust,[1] the Singapore Court of Appeal (“CA”) addressed a significant point of law in respect of the availability of punitive damages for a breach of contract. In its judgment, the CA held that concept of punishment has no place in the common law of contract. This case note […]