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Alvin is a Principal Director of M & A Law Corporation and heads our Personal Law Practice Group.

Alvin's practice focuses on general litigation with a particular emphasis on building and construction disputes, family disputes and insurance litigation. He also advises clients locally and regionally on a wide range of areas, including mortgagee disputes, arbitration, commercial agreements, shareholder disputes, landlord and tenant disputes and criminal matters.

Aside from the above, Alvin has also advised clients on various aspects of non-contentious personal law, such as estate law, probate and administration and immigration matters.

In his practice, Alvin has argued cases both in the High Court and the Court of Appeal of Singapore. He has also appeared before the Honourable Chief Justice in several criminal appeals.

Amongst the more significant matters which Alvin has been involved in include the following:
Represented and advised a company in a successful High Court Suit against a local bank for damages as a result of the bank's breach of its duties as a mortgagee in possession. The company was eventually awarded damages of over $3 million;
Represented an individual in a Court of Appeal hearing to decide the issue of division of matrimonial assets worth in excess of S$2 million;
Represented a multinational corporation successfully in an application to the High Court for leave to appeal against an arbitrator's interim award in domestic arbitration proceedings against a leading local transport company;
Represented a local construction company in successful High Court proceedings against a multinational Korean corporation for damages resulting from defective paint materials supplied by the Korean corporation. This decision was subsequently affirmed by the Court of Appeal of Singapore;
Represented and advised a prominent Japanese corporation in arbitration proceedings with a government linked corporation resulting from disputes over a construction project involving some S$60 million in damages;
Appeared before the High Court in a petition for criminal revision involving section 71 of the Singapore Penal Code, and the issue of whether an individual ought to be punished for 5 separate acts of molest, all of which took place within 15 minutes of each other, and whether those acts ought to be in reality treated as only one criminal act;
Represented a local corporation in a High Court action brought by an ex-employee for wrongful dismissal of her employment. The ex-employee was eventually made a bankrupt in Singapore;
Acted for a Singaporean homeowner successfully in an application to discharge an injunction obtained by his contractor to prohibit him from calling on a performance bond due to the contractor's failure to carry out building works in accordance with the building contract. This decision was subsequently affirmed by the Court of Appeal of Singapore; and
Represented a local painting contractor successfully in proceedings against its main contractor for unpaid additional works. The main contractor was subsequently wound up by the Singapore High Court.
Alvin is a member of various professional bodies and is currently the Chairman of the Law Society Annual Soccer Shield Organising Committee and member of the Sports, Publications and IT Committees.   Alvin is a regular speaker at conferences, seminars and writes articles in various magazines and websites.