Niko Isaac

Niko Isaac

Niko Isaac

Partner, Litigation Department

​+65 6730 6009
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Qualifications

LL.B. (Hons.), Leeds
Barrister-at-Law, Gray’s Inn
Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore

Profile

Business and Commercial Law

Having established and operated a trading business as well as acted as a legal advisor to a property group prior to joining the firm, Niko brings with him vital business acumen to his work and a critical dimension of commercial experience covering comprehensive areas of work. His legal research and information management work is essential to the Firm’s preparation of joint venture contracts, a range of commercial transactions and corporate litigation proceedings as well as within the realm of Banking Law.

A graduate of the University of Leeds and a Barrister-at-Law (Gray’s Inn) in the United Kingdom, Niko joined Tito Isaac & Co LLP in 1999, initially as a Corporate Manager, and then as a solicitor after being called to the Singapore Bar in 2002.

An invaluable member of TIC, Niko’s commercial litigation experience includes contract, shareholder disputes, intellectual property (patents, trademark, trade name and unfair competition), guarantees, employment disputes, insolvency, commercial real estate, tort and defamation.

Notable Work & Accolades

  • In 2004, Niko was involved in an International Arbitration case before a three-man arbitration tribunal on behalf of a Malaysian Government-linked company. He participated in the research, getting up and argument preparation in the High Court and Court of Appeal for a critical issue of law relating to Financial Trade Services.
  • Furthermore in a case, for which Niko spearheaded the course of action, research and analysis of the case, he won the right for a client to claim payment with accrued interest, and costs. This suit became a landmark case in Singapore’s Contract Law, Banking Law and Civil Procedure, as it was the first time a decision was made on the issue of nullity exception in a Singapore.

Niko’s commercial litigation experience includes contract, shareholder disputes, intellectual property (patents, trademark, trade name and unfair competition), guarantees, employment disputes, insolvency, commercial real estate, tort and defamation.

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