A firm of consultants were entitled to a large fee for introducing a client to an insurance company even thought there was no specific contract. The law allowed for a fair payment to be implied in the business agreement. That was the decision of the High Court in a case involving Premia Marketing Ltd v
Sing qualified as a Solicitor in 2013 having joined Machins in 2011 and advises a wide range of clients from sole traders to partnerships and limited companies. Prior to joining Machins, he worked for a leading commercial law firm in Norwich.
Approach to work
“My approach is based on providing pragmatic advice whether it is for a local business or a larger company with an international presence – I recognise the need for solution-driven advice – whilst I may be fascinated with law as an academic topic what my client’s need is focused business-driven advice.
Specialist practice areas
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Corporate governance
- Intellectual Property
- Commercial Property (acting for banks, landlords, tenants, sellers and buyers)
TestimonialsI would just like to say thank you for an excellent job, you have a very mature head on young shoulders. I thought you were very thorough with attention to detail – a perfectionist in fact! I know it is your job and you are trained to be so, but nonetheless we are all human! I would certainly recommend your services, and would be happy to give a testimonial to your company to this effect should you so wish, and in fact Philip the accountant, who was also impressed, said he would recommend your services to his clients too. A job really well done.
Latest news by Sing Li
The High Court has upheld an adjudication award made to a construction firm following a contract dispute involving allegations of defective work. The case involved Davis Construction (South East) Ltd v Sanzen Investments Ltd. Davis had been engaged by Sanzen to construct 25 residential units under a JCT design and build contract. Clause 9 provided
A firm of interior designers have won a contract dispute over unpaid invoices for their work refurbishing a hotel requiring a “luxurious 5-star feel”. The case involved Phoenix Interior Design Ltd v Henley Homes plc. Henley engaged Phoenix to provide interior design services, furniture and fittings for a new apartment hotel in Scotland. The brief
Drax Power was entitled to withhold payment relating to one set of works to offset the cost of remedying defects in another set of works carried out by the same contractor. That was the decision of the High Court in a case involving Drax and Shepherd Construction Ltd. The issue arose after Drax engaged Shepherd
A construction company was entitled to immediate payment of £1m that it had been awarded by an adjudicator following a contract dispute. That was the decision of the Technology & Construction Court in a case involving Quadro Services Ltd and FP McCann Ltd The issue arose after McCann had been engaged to construct buildings for
The Countrywide estate agency group has won a contract dispute involving the £38m sale of one of its subsidiaries. The court heard evidence that Countrywide had agreed to sell its subsidiary, Lambert Smith Hampton Limited (“LSH”), to John Bengt Moeller in a share purchase agreement. Countrywide claimed that Moeller failed to pay £38 million needed to complete