Lie Chin Chin

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Lie Chin Chin

Managing Director

Characterist LLC

Chin Chin has garnered more than 25 years of experience as a practising lawyer in Singapore. She started her career under the training of Mr Michael Khoo SC and the mentorship of her father, Mr Lie Kee Pong.
She is currently one of the Managing Directors in Characterist LLC.
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Lie Chin Chin

Managing Director

Characterist LLC

Chin Chin has garnered more than 25 years of experience as a practising lawyer in Singapore. She started her career under the training of Mr Michael Khoo SC and the mentorship of her father, Mr Lie Kee Pong.
She is currently one of the Managing Directors in Characterist LLC.

Chin Chin's legacy

Driven by a vision to build a platform for competent lawyers to practise without compromising on values, she has been instrumental in growing Characterist LLC into a multi-disciplinary practice dedicated to values at work. Under her leadership, her firm received awards over consecutive years (2015–2016; Corporate Intl Global Awards) for being a Boutique Family & Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year and a Boutique Property & Real Estate Law Firm of the Year.

Practise Areas

Family & Matrimonial Law Litigation & Dispute Resolution Property & Real Estate

Education

LLB(Hons), National University of Singapore, NUS
Advocate and Solicitor
Commissioner For Oaths

Associations

Member, Law Society of Singapore
Member, Singapore Academy of Law

Experience & Expertise

Chin Chin has represented corporations and people from all walks of life. She has fought and defended causes at all levels of the Singapore Courts. Her diligence in fact analysis positively assisted the Court of Appeal and earned her recognition by the former Chief Justice Yong Pung How.
Chin Chin’s dedication to resolving challenges and taking businesses and lives to the next level has positively impacted individuals, their businesses and their families. With a combination of business acumen and legal experience, she is quick to understand her clients’ businesses and has helped SME business owners benefit from creative legal solutions.
As a mother of four, her vast life experience and legal knowledge has enabled her to use both court skills and mediation skills to help victims of troubled divorces with the best legal solutions. She empowers families to move forward with greater legal protection and better clarity. As a way of paying it forward, she has consolidated important pointers for families to protect themselves legally and excel in their circumstances. Her book Instant Legal Protection for Your Family is available in major bookshops. The book was first reviewed by the Sunday Times on 5 March 2017 and recommended to the readers.
As an avid practitioner of family law, real estate law, and probate and administration law, Chin Chin’s views on resolving family disputes, safe-guarding family assets and maintaining family relationships have been frequently sought not just by clients but also the media over the last two decades.
  • Sale and purchase of residential property for home owners and investors.
  • Sale and purchase of commercial property by developers and investors.
  • Sale and purchase of part-share in property.
  • Sale of property through Power of Attorney, deputies and administrators and executors.
  • Sale of commercial properties to REITS.
  • Transfer of properties by gifts.
  • Acquisition of properties to be held on trusts.
  • Claim against agent for loss due to undisclosed conflict of interest.
  • Claims pertaining to unauthorised additions and alterations.
  • Acting for landlords and tenants in relation to tenancies and sub-tenancies.
  • Acting for religious organisations, cults, associations and societies to acquire premises for specific uses.
  • Acting in disputes between MCST and property owners.
  • Application for approval for foreigners to own landed property.
  • Application to replace lost title deeds.
  • Termination and amalgamation of strata-title / sub-division of land.
  • Re-issuance of strata-title after installation of lifts to old buildings.
  • Mohd bin Sapri v Synthes Singapore Private Limited and Others [1995] SGHC 248
  • Mohd bin Sapri v Soil-Build (Pte) Ltd and another special appeal [1996] 2 SLR(R) 223
  • Cheng Heng Lee and another v Public Presecutor [1998] 3 SLR(R) 747
  • Lie Kee Pong v Chin Chow Yoon and another [1998] 1 SLR(R) 747
  • Yu Wei Shin v Yong Kim Ying (m.w.) [2002] SGDC 163
  • GW x GX [2005] SGDC 54

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