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The Enigma of Damages for Breach of Contract, Part I: The Fundamentals

March 19, 2023

This article is part of a two-part series that discusses the key concepts surrounding damages in a claim for breach of contract. In Part 1, we explore the core principles of damages and the framework governing the different heads of claim that may...

Shareholder’s Statutory Pre-Emptive Rights

February 21, 2023

This article provides an analysis of the statutory pre-emptive rights of shareholders under Section 85 of the Companies Act 2016 and the power of directors to allot new shares under Section 75. The interplay between both sections is discussed premise...

Winding – Up A Society

November 23, 2022

What do you do when a society owes you money? Can a non-profit society be wound up? This article seeks to examine the grounds, procedures and consequences of winding up a society, including a discussion on the recent Court of Appeal case of Ketua Pen...

Actions in Conspiracy: Part II – Intra-Corporate Conspiracy

November 14, 2022

This is Part II of the “Actions in Conspiracy” series which explores the doctrine of intra-corporate conspiracy. Can a director of a company be said to conspire with the very same company in which he is a director of? How is this issue to be r...

Actions in Conspiracy: Part I - Avoiding Defective Pleadings

October 01, 2022

This article is on “Actions in Conspiracy- Part I - Avoiding Defective Pleadings” in this two part series. This article will highlight some of the key considerations that prospective plaintiffs ought to bear in mind when framing their pleadings i...

Death of a client: What happens to the solicitor-client relationship?

September 28, 2022

This article addresses the impact of the passing of a client on the solicitor-client relationship. This article explores whether a solicitor’s mandate to act and privilege that ordinarily attaches to a solicitor-client relationship will survive the...