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YOGA VYJAYANTHIMALA

Yoga has been in private practice since 1983.

 

She started her career as a litigation lawyer, whose practice was primarily centered on maritime and admiralty disputes both in the Singapore courts and before various arbitration bodies in Singapore and overseas.

 

In recent years, her focus has moved to non-contentious maritime work, in the area of ship financing, sale and purchase of vessels, Registration of Vessels (both at the Singapore Registry of Ships and at foreign Registries) and drafting of Charterparties..

 

She has also acted for Banks in the review and preparation of transactional and security documents; provision of Singapore law legal opinions, preparation and review of corporate authorities and drafting of instruments of mortgage.

 

Her area of expertise also extends in the corporate field and she acts for a number of companies as Company Secretary, besides assisting them to set-up their company. She is also very familiar with drafting of corporate documents, like Shareholders Agreement, Distribution Agreements, Sale and Purchase of Assets and other related documents.

 

She also advises on the application for an Employment and Dependant Pass including Appeals, termination, restrictive covenants and related Employment issues.

 

Finally, She has also been appointed as an expert witness in disputes relating to the sale and purchase of ships.

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Qualifications

  • LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore (1982)

  • International Entry Course 1999 on Arbitration Law and Practice, Chartered Institute of Arbitration & Singapore Institute of Arbitration (2000)

  • Commissioner of Oaths, Singapore (1996)

  • Mediator, Consumer Association of Singapore

 

Admissions

  • Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore, (1983)

  • Solicitor, Supreme Court of England and Wales (2001)

 

Languages & Dialects

  • English

  • Malay 

  • Tamil

 

Practice Areas

 

Appointments / Memberships

  • Member, WISTA (Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association)

  • Member, Law Society of Singapore and Committee member of Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Member, Maritime Law Association of Singapore

  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law