Corinne Taylor

Associate Director
Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore

corinnetaylor@lvmlawchambers.com
+65 6206 7885

Corinne graduated from the University of Durham in 2001 and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2004.

Corinne specialises in all forms of dispute resolution from litigation to arbitration, adjudication and mediation. Her main practice areas include disputes in building and construction, banking and finance, company and shareholder disputes, employment law as well as family law.

Corinne has appeared and argued at all levels of the Singapore Courts, and has extensive experience in court trials, arbitrations and adjudication hearings under the Building and Construction Security of Payment Act.

Corinne taught the Postgraduate Practical Course in Law in Singapore (now re-designated the Preparatory Course leading to Part B) for several years and has been on the Inquiry Panel since 2012.

Case Highlights

  • Represented a high net worth individual in a trial in the High Court, in which claims in excess of USD250 million were brought against an international bank for breaches of duties, breaches of contract and misrepresentation.
  • Advised and represented various parties including main contractors and subcontractors in numerous adjudication proceedings commenced under the Building and Construction Authority Security of Payment Act, and in related court proceedings such as applications to set aside Adjudication Determinations, and for injunctions to restrain calls being made on performance bonds. Some of these matters involved large projects such as an integrated resort in Singapore, the Downtown and Thomson MRT line projects as well as international schools.
  • Represented a group of minority shareholders in successfully applying for leave to commence derivative proceedings against a director and majority shareholder of the company for breaches of fiduciary duties. This case was reported in the Straits Times, Business Times and Shin Min Daily News.
  • Represented a foreign company in the enforcement of a foreign arbitration award and successfully resisted an application to set aside the order of court granting leave to enforce the award. Galsworthy Ltd of the Republic of Liberia v Glory Wealth Shipping Pte Ltd
    [2011] 1 SLR 727.
  • Represented and successfully defended a foreign company against claims brought by a local company for inducement of breach of contract and/or duties, unlawful interference, conspiracy to defraud and breach of confidentiality. Baldor Electric (Asia) Pte Ltd v Liew Chin Choy and others [2010] SGHC 32.
  • Represented the litigation representative of a defendant wife in a case in which the plaintiff husband sought to revoke his gift to the defendant by obtaining a re-transfer of an HDB flat. Koh Cheong Heng v Ho Yee Fong [2011] 3 SLR 125.
  • Represented a foreign company in its application for a court order to convene a meeting of its creditors in Singapore for the purpose of considering and approving a foreign rehabilitation plan pursuant to section 210(10) of the Companies Act and for a stay of proceedings against the company.
  • Represented a former employee of a renowned contractor and successfully claimed against the employer for wrongful dismissal.

Appointments

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, Inquiry Panel (dealing with complaints lodged against lawyers) appointed by the Chief Justice under the Legal Profession Act

Education

  • LLB (second class upper honours), University of Durham, 2001
  • Legal Practice Course (passed with commendation), College of Law, London, 2002
  • Diploma in Singapore Law, National University of Singapore, 2003

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