Lee Ee Yang
Education / Qualifications
Ee Yang has a broad based practice that can be traced to his stint in one of the big four law firms in Singapore during his early years of practice. He value adds to both individual and corporate clients by applying his knowledge to solve complex and cross border legal problems that spans across different practice areas. He has litigated in all levels of court in Singapore, including the Court of Appeal.
Matters of significance that Ee yang has been involved include successfully applying to the High Court of Singapore to have a HDB property transferred back to his client’s sole name. The case involved the novel point as to whether a gift of a joint interest in a HDB property was revocable because it was a gift that was conditional upon death, resulting in a landmark decision in that area of law. Ee yang also acted in a matter where his client successfully applied for an anti-suit injunction against a former employee in respect of proceedings instituted in the United States, which was upheld by the Singapore Court of Appeal.
With regard to family law matters, Ee Yang has successfully acted for clients in all areas, including personal protection, maintenance, custody and division of asset issues. Ee Yang also recently acted for an estate in successfully obtaining an order for sale of joint immovable property which the parties to the litigation jointly purchased many years ago.
Ee yang actively engages in criminal pro bono work. He also has a passion in teaching and is a Legal Analysis, Research and Communications instructor in the National University of Singapore since 2012. In his free time, Ee Yang enjoys golf and soccer and is a member of the Law Society golf and premier soccer teams.
Ee Yang was also the recipient of the prestigious Singapore Academy of Law Overseas Scholarship and had spent 6 weeks with Essex Court Chambers, a top set of barristers chambers in the United Kingdom, working with established Queen’s Counsel. He is an adjunct instuctor at the National University of Singapore, teaching in the Legal Analysia, Research and Communications course