Terms and conditions of service
The lawyer in charge of your matter will be Mr Ibrahim, and other lawyers and personnel deemed appropriate at our sole discretion.
Our scope of work shall be that agreed in writing with you. All additional work beyond that agreed in writing or to any person or entity other than you shall be agreed in writing.
Notice to preserve documents
You must not destroy any documents relevant to the issues in the matter entrusted to us within your possession, custody or power until the matter is finally resolved. Documents are “relevant” even if it do not support your case or are confidential.
Intentional destruction of relevant documents may result in striking out of your claim or defence. Please suspend any corporate documents retention policy immediately.
Conflicts of Interest
We may represent your direct competitors and whose interests are adverse to yours. You agree that we may represent such clients as long as there is no actual or real conflict.
Taxation of Bills
You are entitled to have our bills reviewed by the Court. If you so wish to tax our bills, you must file an application for an order for taxation for our bill promptly.
For Court matters where you are unsuccessful, you will be ordered to pay the other party’s legal costs. Even if you win you will only be able to recover part of your legal fees. In any event, you are solely responsible for our legal costs on a solicitor and client basis. We are entitled to exercise a lien (custody) over all documents until full payment is received. Read More
Unless finally determined that your losses resulted from our gross negligence or willful misconduct our maximum liability to you shall be limited to 2 times the charges paid to us. We and our employees shall not be liable for consequential, special, incidental or punitive loss, damage r expenses even if they have been advised of their possible existence. (Applicable for business)
Unless otherwise agreed in writing, our engagement shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Singapore.
Parties agree that all disputes in connection with our engagement, or services provided, including any question regarding the existence, validity or termination of our engagement, shall in good faith be mediated by the Singapore Mediation Centre. If parties fail to settle the dispute after mediation, the dispute shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration in Singapore in accordance with the arbitration rules of the Singapore international Arbitration Centre for the time being in force, which rules are deemed incorporated by reference to this provision.
For the avoidance of doubt, if any of the aforementioned terms are deemed null and void, the remaining terms would nonetheless remain enforceable.