Land Acquisition

  Overview  

Our Expertise

Skrine's experience includes representing individuals as well as corporate land owners in matters related to land acquisition.

Notable Experience

  • Acted for a client in a civil suit in the High Court. The case concerns a development worth more than US$25 billion in investments. One of the landowners, whose land comprises a majority portion of the project area, commenced the suit to set aside the acquisition of the said lands.
  • Acted for a client in the Court of Appeal on various land acquisition claims for increased compensation, claims for injurious affection and severance.
  • Acted for a landowner in defending claims made by occupants of land alleging right to stay on the land purportedly under the Land (Group Settlement) Act 1960 on urban resettlement schemes.
  • Acted in several land acquisition hearings in all three tiers of court proceedings.

 

 
ACCOLADES & AWARDS

IFLR 1000 2019 Rankings

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IFLR 1000 2019 has ranked Skrine as a Tier 1 firm in four practice areas. In addition, eight of our lawyers were listed among the leading lawyers.

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Asialaw Profiles 2019 Rankings

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Asialaw Profiles 2019 has ranked Skrine as an ‘Outstanding’ firm in seven industry and practice areas. In addition, 10 of our lawyers were listed among the leading lawyers.

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Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018

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We are pleased to announce that our firm is recognised as a Top Tier Firm in the inaugural Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018. Some of our partners were also listed in the rankings.

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