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Neighbourly dispute escalates into defamation litigation

In John Robertson Gillies v Suresh Balan (also known as Sureash Balan) [2017] SGDC 324, District Judge Chiah Kok Khun chided the parties and their advisers in this civil litigation. In his judgment, he stated that what was a neighbours’ quarrel escalated into a defamation suit. "There are of course better ways to resolve neighbourly disputes other than litigation. These

By | 2018-07-22T16:54:15+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Categories: Law, Owner's Rights|Tags: , |0 Comments

Management Corporations Responsibilities and Owners’ Rights

The Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act (BMSMA) in Singapore provides a framework for management corporations (MCST), which comprise all unit owners within a development, to manage their own estates. The legislation is important as good sense and consideration are no longer enough in today’s environment with many people living or working in a