Commercial Litigation in Singapore
1 Coleman Street, #05-10 The Adelphi, Singapore, 179803
ENGELIN TEH PRACTICE LLC (ETP) was first registered in February 2002 as a successor to its predecessor, Engelin Teh & Partners. ETP provides comprehensive domestic legal services as well as regional and international services through its established network of law firms internationally.
The firm has remained highly sought after for complex cases despite the decision to keep the firm’s size to an average of 15 fee-earners. At clients’ requests, cases are still being monitored and guided by Engelin personally.
ETP builds a strong partnership between our clients and our lawyers. Our key aspiration is to provide effective and efficient service while maintaining high ethical standards. Our corporation's ethos of "Service with a Heart" mandates a calibre of service that carries impeccable professionalism with empathy for the emotional and mental welfare of our clients. This has led us to provide exceptional legal representation to our clients, many of whom have become our friends.
Our clients, ranging from multinational corporations and SMEs to individuals, are equally important to us. Their goals and visions are pivotal to how we structure our advice and representation. The passion and tenacity of our lawyers ensure that every client's case is carefully considered in the context of its strengths and weaknesses, and various solutions examined with a view to a sensible and cost effective outcome.
While ETP provides a full range of legal services, its forte is in litigation and arbitration. ETP's litigation team is well versed in various fields of expertise and has been involved in several high profile cases in the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
ETP remains committed to strengthening the level and depth of its service to our clients and to maintaining a class of its own.Show more +
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Building & Construction
Real Estate & Conveyancing
Corporate Banking & Commercial
Banking & Finance
Employment & Immigration
Probate & Succession
Mark Yeo is Director in the Litigation Department, specializing in contentious civil and commercial litigation.
Mark’s practice is varied and wide-ranging. His areas of practice encompass enforcement and resistance of claims relating to:-
· breaches of contracts for employment, construction, sale and purchase goods and property, leases, tenancies, hire-purchase and loans;
· breach of fiduciary and/or statutory duties;
· negligence, including medical negligence; and
· mortgagee rights.
He is also involved in our corporate practice where he advises and drafts leases, employment agreements, shareholders’ agreements, sale and purchase agreements, security and charge documents for financing of vessels and letters of credit.
Notably, Mark has acted for:-
· European companies in international arbitrations against Indonesian and Chinese parties.
· Foreign and local entities and individuals in shareholders’ disputes.
· Developers and management corporations on defect claims.
· Corporate and individual landlords in the enforcement of their rights to re-possess leased properties and in the recovery of arrears and damages against defaulting tenants;
· Management corporations in claims against subsidiary proprietors for breaches of by-laws;
· High net worth individuals for trust claims;
· Employers and employees on employment related claims and disputes, including the enforcement of non-disclosure agreements, restraint of trade or restrictive covenants;
· Corporate entities on winding up and liquidation, and on restructuring through judicial management and/or schemes of arrangement; and
· Beneficiaries of trusts and estates of deceased relatives.
As a litigator, Mark has been involved in trials before the Strata Title Board, the State Courts and the High Court. He has also assisted Senior Counsel in appeals before the Court of Appeal. He was involved in the following reported cases:-
· Intergraph Systems South East Asia Pte Ltd v Tong Wen Li (committee of the estate of Zhang Yiguang, mentally disordered)  1 SLR(R) 255;  SGCA 52
· Chung Jia Hwa v Tan Chor Mui  SGDC 134
· Chan Yuen Lan v See Fong Mun  SGCA 36
Mark graduated in 2000 from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B (Hons.) and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 2001. He started his career in 2000 as a pupil of the then law firm of Engelin Teh & Partners and continued as a legal associate after his call. After the firm was incorporated as Engelin Teh Practice LLC, Mark carried on as a legal associate, rising to become an Associate Director in his fourth year of practice and a Director in 2010.
Mark was a student in one of pioneer batches of the Gifted Education Programme, studying in Raffles Institution and then Raffles Junior College. He later served his national service as a sergeant in the 46th Singapore Armoured Regiment.
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