Clara Tay

Associate
Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore

claratay@lvmlawchambers.com
+65 8022 2136

Clara graduated from Singapore Management University in 2019 and was called to the Singapore Bar in 2020. Upon graduation, Clara has slowly developed her practice in complex commercial disputes and is currently practising in the China Practice and Commercial Disputes team at LVM Law Chambers LLC.

Clara regularly has conduct of matters in the superior courts of Singapore. She acted for a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange to sue the directors and Chief Executive Officer for, amongst other things, breach of fiduciary duties. She acted for a foreign company and sued the company’s former directors for fraud, conspiracy, and breach of fiduciary duties. She has acted for a large energy company and its directors and successfully struck out the claims brought against them. She has also acted in various construction disputes and achieved successful settlements for the clients.

Clara also acts for clients in arbitration matters, including those under the auspices of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, and has advised companies in relation to risk management in disputes or potential disputes, and their options and remedies.

A keen disputes practitioner, Clara enjoys working together with clients to understand their specific business concerns and work towards achieving desired outcomes.

Outside the office, Clara enjoys listening to podcasts and reading.

Case Highlights

  • Assisted in claim against former directors and officers of an SGX Catalist listed company for breach of fiduciary duties in relation to six large infrastructure, construction, and investment projects or transactions
  • Assisted in commencing an action against Romanian entities involving claims in fraud, conspiracy, and breach of fiduciary duties exceeding RON 88mn and EUR 23mn
  • Advised on arbitrations involving claims for the forfeiture of share collateral pursuant to breaches of security loan agreements
  • Successfully acted for a company and its directors to strike out a claim against them and the company
  • Acted for a main contractor to defend a negligence claim brought by the owners of a neighbouring property
  • Applied for pre-action discovery to support a conspiracy claim against former business partners
  • Successfully set aside a default judgment for breach of a tenancy agreement

Appointments

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law

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