Characterist in the news: Restaurant and bar going to court in bid to stay at Fullerton (The Straits Times, 6 August 2018)

6 August 2018 | Noel OehlersNicole Chee

Characterist LLC’s Noel Oehlers and Nicole Chee acted for Galeno Pte Ltd, a tenant at the Fullerton Waterboat House, operating the 1919 Waterboat House and The Rooftop Bar.

Galeno had inked three-year agreements in respect of the premises with the landlord, which included two-year renewal options. A dispute subsequently arose between parties, Galeno citing the landlord’s failure to offer it the contractually-stipulated options to renew, despite its written requests for the same.

Characterist LLC commenced proceedings in the High Court on Galeno’s behalf, to seek specific performance of the afore-mentioned option to renew clauses. Parties have since reached an amicable settlement, and the case has been discontinued.

The complete online version of the article may be found at the following link:-https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/courts-crime/restaurant-and-bar-going-to-court-in-bid-to-stay-at-fullerton

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