Yuen Law

Singapore

Analysis

Overview

Yuen Law is a boutique legal practice offering services ranging from dispute resolution to corporate and commercial, real estate, family law and private wealth. The firm is especially active in fundraising and venture capital investment for SMEs and start-ups. Last year, the firm advised on more than 30 corporate and M&A-related transactions, and over 120 contentious matters. Its corporate department is led by the managing partner Samuel Yuen and is supported by senior director Kevin Chua, while its disputes group is helmed by Amos Cai.

Client feedback  

“Excellent case analysis on the dispute, clear explanation of the arbitration process and targets in the process. Demonstrated the best adversary pleadings and well-prepared arguments.” – Construction

“They solve the problem.” – Construction

“They offer practical and realistic advice with regards to courses of action and possible outcomes. They provide detailed legal documentation, closely follow up on matters relating to our case, have dedicated staff assigned to our case, and the assigned partner is experienced in dealing with construction industry cases.” – Construction

“We value their professionalism. They treated every case professionally despite the type and value of the case.” – Corporate and M&A

“Good quality of advice, timely responses and they collaborate well with the client.” – Corporate and M&A

“They are trustworthy, give good professional advice and are very prompt in their service.” – Corporate and M&A

“They do their due diligence, pay attention to detail, and are professional.” – Dispute resolution

“Professional and very patient to guide us along the way and explain to us the events that unfolded. Very reassuring for first timers in legal disputes like ours.” – Dispute resolution

“They are very knowledgeable and will always think and act from the client's point of view and interest. They are very professional in their advice and discharging their duties.” – Dispute resolution

“They explain the pros and cons and do not push you to pursue one legal course of action.” – Private client

“They are efficient, working even outside office hours, fighting for my legal rights despite being pressured by other party. They are cost-effective and were able to advise me at every stage of the proceedings to achieve a winning outcome.” – Private client

“Yuen Law was able to provide me with useful legal advice within a short turnaround time.” – Real estate

“They provide constant follow-ups and are responsive to texts. They are available to provide professional advice.” – Regulatory

Amos Cai

“I appreciate his professionalism, patience, empathy and deep expertise in the subject matter.”

“Patient and clear in explaining.”

“Excellent client service skills and advice.”

“Very knowledgeable, professional, assuring and positive.”

“Responsive to text and available to provide professional advice. Even if he is unavailable, his associate, Ms Denise Yong, will step in to advise.”

“Amos has in-depth experience with regards to disputes in the construction industry and has consistently given practical and realistic advice with regards to actions and their outcomes.”

Amos Cai and Denise Yong

“Best value for money, able to achieve winning outcome despite dirty tactics played by other party. They spoke up for me and fought for a winning outcome despite my being in a disadvantaged position.”

“They are very knowledgeable in their profession, and they give very relevant and practical advice to aid us in our decision-making.”

Denise Yong

“She is highly knowledgeable and able to understand our request and perspective clearly.”

Joyslyn Long

“Very responsive.”

Keyun Tian

“She is able to provide useful legal advice within a short turnaround time.”

“Keyun is the most kind, gentle, resilient, caring, assertive, hard-working, reliable and honest lawyer that I have ever worked with.”

 
Private equity

Work highlights

Acted for Pine Growth Fund 1 VCC on its investment into NFT-based metaverse company, Spatial.

Advised Real Tech Fund Investment Partnership Global I on its investment in the Series A round of fundraising for an innovative agri-food start-up.

Key clients

Cap Vista, Real Tech Holdings, Trabble

Dispute resolution

Work highlights

Acted for Urs Eller in a claim for equitable compensation for breach of trust deed in relation to shares of a company.

Represented a defendant against claims for fraudulent and insolvency trading, and breach of directors’ duties. The court accepted the client’s submission that the plaintiff’s case against him was so weak that it ought to be dismissed.

Corporate and M&A

Work highlights 

Acted for a payment solutions provider on its $103 million acquisition of Diners Club and its subsidiary DinersPay.

Advised BSL Corporation on its acquisition of shares in SD Unify.

Represented Hao Da, a Singapore construction company, on its acquisition of a peer in the same market.

Key clients

Citystate Travel Holdings, Jordan Huebner Asia, Making Sense Learning Centre