The Law Practice Series aims to be a collection of seminal works in the key areas of legal practice. Currently, there are about 20 commissioned titles in the Series being written by judges, leading practitioners and academics.
This second edition discusses the many new and significant decisions, since 2010, within Singapore and other leading common law jurisdictions. These include: Ho Kang Peng v Scintronix Corp Ltd  3 SLR 329; Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ), Singapore Branch v Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd  3 SLR 540; Cavenagh Investment Pte Ltd v Kaushik Rajiv  2 SLR 543; Chang Benety v Tang Kin Fei  1 SLR 274; Chu Said Thong v Vision Law LLC  4 SLR 375; Thanakharn Kasikorn Thai Chamkat (Mahachon) v Akai Holdings Ltd (2010) 13 HKCFAR 479; Kelly v Fraser  1 AC 450; Eclairs Group Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas plc  BUS LR 1395; FHR European Ventures LLP v Mankarious  3 WLR 535 and Benedetti v Sawiris  AC 938. Significant parts of the book have also been re-written to achieve greater coverage and clarity including sections discussing the distinction between agents and servants; capacity to enter into the agency relationship; express and implied actual authority; apparent authority in the context of companies; representations giving rise to apparent authority; duties of performance and gratuitous agents; and breach of the implied warranty of authority.
Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Tan Cheng Han SC
Date of Publication: May 2017