Tag: Davinder Singh

Leong Sze Hian loses in court appeal, PM Lee’s lawyer Davinder Singh awarded S$20,000 in costs

Earlier today (September 27), blogger and activist Leong Sze Hian had his appeal against the striking out of his counterclaim against Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong heard in the Court of Appeal. It was a public hearing, with the panel of three judges hearing the...

Leong Sze Hian to have open court hearing for his appeal against striking out of counterclaim against PM Lee

Prominent blogger and activist Leong Sze Hian stands to have his appeal against the striking out of his counterclaim against Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong heard in the Court of Appeal on Friday (September 27). Leong has a defamation claim filed against him by Prime...

AHTC Trial: Davinder Singh says defendants used town council funds for political gain

Singapore – During the oral submissions for the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trial on April 9 (Tuesday), lawyer Davinder Singh claimed that the defendants had used the town council funds to advance their political status. AHTC and Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council (PRPTC), in a long-standing...

Davinder Singh leaves Drew & Napier to start his own law firm

Earlier this morning, litigator and Senior Counsel Davinder Singh announced that he would be leaving Drew & Napier after 37 years. According to the announcement on the law firm's website on Thursday, January 24, 61-year-old Mr Singh will leave the firm along with Drew &...

AHTC trial Day 15: Pritam Singh quotes LKY, who said in 2011 Aljunied voters would have five years to “repent”  if  WP won

The head of the Workers’ Party, Mr. Pritam Singh, took the stand for the first time at the high profile Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trial on Thursday, October 25. During the course of cross examination that morning, Mr. Pritam Singh argued with Senior Counsel...

AHTC trial Day 14: Davinder Singh to Sylvia Lim, “You have no qualms lying.”

Wednesday, 14 days into the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trial, Senior Counsel Davinder Singh called the effort of the defendants - to draw parallels between how FM Solutions and Services (FMSS) and CPG Facilities Management both did not disclose the interests of their shareholders...

AHTC Trial Day 12: Shaken in cross-examination, Sylvia Low admits that she and other WP MPs breached their duties

On Monday, October 22, Senior Counsel Davinder Singh continued his cross examination of Workers’ Party (WP) chairman Sylvia Lim at the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trial. A visibly rattled Ms. Low admitted to a breach of duty as chairman of the AHTC, because in...

Davinder Singh to Sylvia Lim, “You lied.” : AHTC trials Day 10

On the 10th day of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC), Senior Counsel Davinder Singh accused Workers’ Party chairman Sylvia Lim of lying concerning how the (AHTC) in-house computer system was expanded. It was the first time for Ms. Lim to take the witness stand. She followed...

Low Thia Khiang denies allegations WP had a plan to replace the existing managing agent with supporters : AHTC trial day 8

Day 8 of the Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) trial saw witnesses for the prosecution questioned for the first time. Senior Counsel Davinder Singh cross-examined former Workers Party head Low Thia Khiang. Mr. Low denied that his supporters had a plan for running the town...