Justin Chan

Senior Associate
Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore

justinchan@lvmlawchambers.com

Since entering practice in 2013, Justin has been involved in a diverse and comprehensive range of contentious and non-contentious matters, advising and representing both individuals and corporate clients. Having also worked closely with leading practitioners and alongside international counsel, Justin has a well-developed understanding of his client’s strategic objectives and strives to ensure those needs are met.

Outside of private practice, Justin has also served as an adjunct faculty member at the School of Law, Singapore Management University, and as facilitator for the Preparatory Course leading to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations.  Most recently, Justin was also appointed as Young Amicus Curiae under the Singapore Supreme Court Young Amicus Curiae Scheme for the year 2016, was involved in a recently reported High Court decision concerning the forfeiture of a bond provided by a surety.

Case Highlights

  • Assisted in an appeal before the Singapore Court of Appeal involving the majority shareholding of a Singapore company which operates a well-known Chinese fine-dining restaurant in Singapore.
  • Assisted and acted for numerous investors and directors in respect of shares in respect of the ownership of shares in a Singapore company. The matter involved complex issues concerning equity and trusts and third-party liability in breaches of trust.
  • Assisted and advised a Singaporean bank in respect of possible claims in fraudulent misrepresentation and conspiracy against inter alia a local property developer and real estate agents.

Appointments

  • Adjunct Faculty, School of Law, Singapore Management University
  • Facilitator, Preparatory Course leading to Part B of the Singapore Bar Examinations
  • Young Amicus Curiae, 2016
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law

Publications

  • Problems in the Recognition and Enforcement of US Class Action Judgments in Singapore” (2013) 25 SAcLJ 51
  • Conflict of Laws Issues: The Republic of the Philippines v Maler Foundation [2013] SGCA 66” Singapore Law Blog (25 May 2014)
  • Clarity in Effecting Service Outside of Jurisdiction: Humpuss Sea Transport Pte Ltd v PT Humpuss Intermoda Transportasi TBK [2015] SGHC 144” Singapore Law Blog (18 June 2015)

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