“Good lawyering is not just about the law. Good lawyering involves empathy, understanding, and a sound appreciation of the interests of all parties, as well as the balancing of all relevant interests, whether private or public.”

Darius Lee

Associate Director

Darius’s primary areas of practice are in the areas of Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and Corporate & Commercial Law. He has also been involved in cases involving Insurance & Personal Injury, and Construction Litigation & Arbitration.

Darius has advised and acted in a wide range of cases in civil and commercial litigation, including contractual, company shareholder, and construction disputes and disputes under the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act. He has conducted his own trials and assessment of damages hearings, in addition to contested interlocutory applications and originating summonses.

He has acted in judicial review cases, and advised clients on the Personal Data Protection Act.

Significant Matters and Transactions

  • Acted as Lead Counsel in a 3-day trial on behalf of a company and its directors against a former employee in the District Court
  • Acted as Lead Counsel in a 2-day assessment of damages hearing in relation to a construction dispute in the District Court
  • Acted as second chair in a trial concerning a dispute between a management corporation and subsidiary proprietors over common property and non-payment of arrears
  • Advised and acted in a dispute among the shareholder-directors of a company involving claims of minority oppression, which was successfully settled
  • Assisted in PT Selecta Bestama v Sin Huat Huat Marine Transportation Pte Ltd [2016] 1 SLR 729 (High Court), a case involving various issues including the setting aside of a default judgment, stay in favour of arbitration in a foreign jurisdiction and a tiered dispute resolution clause
  • Assisted in various cases under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act, including ATM Pte Ltd v ATN Pte Ltd [2015] SCAdjR 563 and AVY Pte Ltd v AVZ Pte Ltd [2016] SCAdjR 849

Client Testimonials

My company had sought the help of lawyer Darius Lee to represent us in a dispute. I would like to credit him because he is very detailed and able to give good advice. He also helped my neighbour that was facing the same issue, who completely did not know about Singapore law, and was able to ease their fear. He is very good and helpful.

Lim Gek Lan