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Lee Xiancong, Jenson

Director, Civil Litigation

+64 6411 5821

leexiancong@etplaw.com

Background

Jenson specializes in complex civil, commercial and criminal litigation work.  He obtained his LLB. (Hons 2nd upper) at the University of Leicester. During his time at Leicester, he served as the president of the Singapore Society.

Upon his graduation, he commenced his pupillage and was an associate with one of the biggest law firms in Singapore specializing in banking syndicated loans.  In 2009, he decided to pursue his interest in litigation and joined Engelin Teh, a senior counsel.  Within a short span of less than 5 years, he was made a Director of the firm in 2013.

Professional Experience

Civil litigation

In the course of Jenson’s legal practice, he has represented clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, including medical negligence, contractual claims, fraud, construction disputes, enforcement of debts, defamation and personal injury claims.

 

He has also given legal advice in relation to the setting aside and variation of Mareva Injunctions, claims against banks and relationship managers, claims against law firms for acts of negligence, shareholder disputes, structuring of loan agreements, probate matters, tenancy agreements and employment contracts.

 

Criminal litigation

With regard to his criminal litigation matters, he has advised and defended clients accused of bribery, fraud, corruption, cheating, forgery, fraudulent usage of credit cards, overstaying, drink driving, tampering with electricity / gas valves etc.

 

Family and Matrimonial litigation

He has also dealt in various aspects of family and matrimonial law, where he had acted for parties in contentious divorce proceedings. He has also assisted clients frequently in mediation sessions in resolving the disputes amicably.

 

Education

Jenson obtained his LLB. (Hons 2nd upper) at the University of Leicester. During his time at Leicester, he served as the president of the Singapore Society.

 

Upon his graduation, he commenced his pupillage and was an associate with one of the biggest law firms in Singapore specializing in banking syndicated loans.  In 2009, he decided to pursue his interest in litigation and joined Engelin Teh Practice LLC.

 

Notable Cases

Some of Jenson’s notable litigation cases include the following:

 

  • Represented an individual in claiming over SGD8 million against a local hospital in a medical negligence case where she lost all 4 limbs.
  • Represented the estate of a lady who passed away as a result of medical negligence by a local hospital.
  • Represented an individual in his claim against the insurers for substantial damages as a result of very severe injuries arising out of a car accident.
  • Represented an individual in a High Court action against a company for fraudulent usage of his monies.

For more notable cases see tab: notable cases

Lee Xiancong, Jenson

Director, Civil Litigation

+64 6411 5821

leexiancong@etplaw.com

Notable Cases

Some of Jenson’s notable litigation cases include the following:

 

  • Represented an individual in claiming over SGD8 million against a local hospital in a medical negligence case where she lost all 4 limbs.
  • Represented the estate of a lady who passed away as a result of medical negligence by a local hospital.
  • Represented clients in structuring a USD2 billion deal in relation to the sale of a gold and copper mine.
  • Defended an ex-insurer against an Indonesian individual’s claims of over US$5 million against her arising out of alleged fraudulent insurance policies.
  • Represented an individual in her claims of approximately SGD2 million against her former accountants and lawyers for negligence.
  • Represented an individual in claims amounting to over SGD5 million against her family members in relation to an estate dispute where forensic experts were engaged to conduct forensic analysis of the signatures on the will of the testator.
  • Represented a minority shareholder in his claim against the majority shareholders for minority oppression
  • Represented an individual in his claim against the insurers for substantial damages as a result of very severe injuries arising out of a car accident.
  • Represented an individual in a High Court action against a company for fraudulent usage of his monies.
  • Represented a Landlord in a High Court claim by the Tenant for a tenancy dispute matter
  • Represented developers in construction disputes.

Mediator

Outside practice, Jenson is an accredited mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre (“SMC”). Although a litigator, he has a strong passion in mediating matters and assisting parties in resolving their disputes expeditiously and amicably.

 

As an appointed coach with SMC, Jenson also assists SMC regularly in coaching participants interested in being mediators.

 

He has also recently been appointed as a Conciliation Officer for the Tribunal for the Maintenance of Parent where he mediates family disputes.

He is also a mediator under the Singapore International Mediation Institute.

 

Advocacy Trainer

Jenson is also an advocacy trainer with the Law Society of Singapore where he trains the trainee lawyers regularly for their advocacy course.

 

Publications

Jenson writes regularly and has written for Lexis Nexis for their Lexis Practical Guidance, where he was the author for the Case Management topics under Dispute Resolution.

He has also recently written the tort modules for the Lexis Practical Guidance.

 

Appointments / Membership

Conciliation Officer for the Tribunal for the Maintenance of Parents

Advocacy Trainer, Law Society of Singapore

Coach, Singapore Mediation Centre

Recommended litigation expert by the Global Law Experts

Singapore International Mediation Institute Accredited Mediator

Associate Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre

Member, Law Society of Singapore

Member, Singapore Academy of Law

Member, Law Awareness Committee 2011/2012, Law Society of Singapore

Member, Sports Committee 2011, Law Society of Singapore

Biography

Lee Xiancong, Jenson

Director, Civil Litigation

+64 6411 5821

leexiancong@etplaw.com

Background

Jenson specializes in complex civil, commercial and criminal litigation work.  He obtained his LLB. (Hons 2nd upper) at the University of Leicester. During his time at Leicester, he served as the president of the Singapore Society.

Upon his graduation, he commenced his pupillage and was an associate with one of the biggest law firms in Singapore specializing in banking syndicated loans.  In 2009, he decided to pursue his interest in litigation and joined Engelin Teh, a senior counsel.  Within a short span of less than 5 years, he was made a Director of the firm in 2013.

Professional Experience

Civil litigation

In the course of Jenson’s legal practice, he has represented clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, including medical negligence, contractual claims, fraud, construction disputes, enforcement of debts, defamation and personal injury claims.

 

He has also given legal advice in relation to the setting aside and variation of Mareva Injunctions, claims against banks and relationship managers, claims against law firms for acts of negligence, shareholder disputes, structuring of loan agreements, probate matters, tenancy agreements and employment contracts.

 

Criminal litigation

With regard to his criminal litigation matters, he has advised and defended clients accused of bribery, fraud, corruption, cheating, forgery, fraudulent usage of credit cards, overstaying, drink driving, tampering with electricity / gas valves etc.

 

Family and Matrimonial litigation

He has also dealt in various aspects of family and matrimonial law, where he had acted for parties in contentious divorce proceedings. He has also assisted clients frequently in mediation sessions in resolving the disputes amicably.

 

Education

Jenson obtained his LLB. (Hons 2nd upper) at the University of Leicester. During his time at Leicester, he served as the president of the Singapore Society.

 

Upon his graduation, he commenced his pupillage and was an associate with one of the biggest law firms in Singapore specializing in banking syndicated loans.  In 2009, he decided to pursue his interest in litigation and joined Engelin Teh Practice LLC.

 

Notable Cases

Some of Jenson’s notable litigation cases include the following:

 

  • Represented an individual in claiming over SGD8 million against a local hospital in a medical negligence case where she lost all 4 limbs.
  • Represented the estate of a lady who passed away as a result of medical negligence by a local hospital.
  • Represented an individual in his claim against the insurers for substantial damages as a result of very severe injuries arising out of a car accident.
  • Represented an individual in a High Court action against a company for fraudulent usage of his monies.

For more notable cases see tab: notable cases

Notable Cases

Lee Xiancong, Jenson

Director, Civil Litigation

+64 6411 5821

leexiancong@etplaw.com

Notable Cases

Some of Jenson’s notable litigation cases include the following:

 

  • Represented an individual in claiming over SGD8 million against a local hospital in a medical negligence case where she lost all 4 limbs.
  • Represented the estate of a lady who passed away as a result of medical negligence by a local hospital.
  • Represented clients in structuring a USD2 billion deal in relation to the sale of a gold and copper mine.
  • Defended an ex-insurer against an Indonesian individual’s claims of over US$5 million against her arising out of alleged fraudulent insurance policies.
  • Represented an individual in her claims of approximately SGD2 million against her former accountants and lawyers for negligence.
  • Represented an individual in claims amounting to over SGD5 million against her family members in relation to an estate dispute where forensic experts were engaged to conduct forensic analysis of the signatures on the will of the testator.
  • Represented a minority shareholder in his claim against the majority shareholders for minority oppression
  • Represented an individual in his claim against the insurers for substantial damages as a result of very severe injuries arising out of a car accident.
  • Represented an individual in a High Court action against a company for fraudulent usage of his monies.
  • Represented a Landlord in a High Court claim by the Tenant for a tenancy dispute matter
  • Represented developers in construction disputes.
Personal Activities & Appearances

Mediator

Outside practice, Jenson is an accredited mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre (“SMC”). Although a litigator, he has a strong passion in mediating matters and assisting parties in resolving their disputes expeditiously and amicably.

 

As an appointed coach with SMC, Jenson also assists SMC regularly in coaching participants interested in being mediators.

 

He has also recently been appointed as a Conciliation Officer for the Tribunal for the Maintenance of Parent where he mediates family disputes.

He is also a mediator under the Singapore International Mediation Institute.

 

Advocacy Trainer

Jenson is also an advocacy trainer with the Law Society of Singapore where he trains the trainee lawyers regularly for their advocacy course.

 

Publications

Jenson writes regularly and has written for Lexis Nexis for their Lexis Practical Guidance, where he was the author for the Case Management topics under Dispute Resolution.

He has also recently written the tort modules for the Lexis Practical Guidance.

 

Appointments / Membership

Conciliation Officer for the Tribunal for the Maintenance of Parents

Advocacy Trainer, Law Society of Singapore

Coach, Singapore Mediation Centre

Recommended litigation expert by the Global Law Experts

Singapore International Mediation Institute Accredited Mediator

Associate Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre

Member, Law Society of Singapore

Member, Singapore Academy of Law

Member, Law Awareness Committee 2011/2012, Law Society of Singapore

Member, Sports Committee 2011, Law Society of Singapore