Aileen Chua is a Partner at BIH LI & LEE LLP.
Aileen has experience in a wide array of matters. She has assisted with the representation of clients in appeals, applications and trials before the High Court, the District Court and the Magistrates Court, as well as in the conduct of mediations and arbitrations in Singapore. Aileen has also defended clients in criminal proceedings in the State Courts.
As an intellectual property disputes lawyer, Aileen has also been involved in matters and applications before the Copyright Tribunal.
Aileen was called to the Singapore Bar in August 2014
Acting in a contested mental capacity application in the High Court which involved independent medical experts and resulted in a landmark decision in relation to the Mental Capacity Act. In Aileen’s assistance in representation, it was successfully argued that the will and lasting power of attorney were both tainted by undue influence and set aside. The person in question was found to be lacking mental capacity and in turn deputies were appointed.
Assisted in a matter where the firm acted for the successful party in an application to the High Court for a determination on a question of law, which, among others, clarified the law as regards whether the Copyright Tribunal had the power to grant retrospective orders