Tito Shane Isaac
Tito is a graduate of the University of Leeds and a Barrister-at-Law (Gray’s Inn) in the United Kingdom. He was called to the English Bar in 1994 and subsequently the Singapore Bar in 1995. He has also attained a Graduate Certification in International Arbitration, topping his cohort inthe process.
Acted and advised in significant matters locally and in the region
Tito has acted and advised on the merits for a large Architectural Firm in respect of their professional obligations and joint ventures from Singapore to China. The Firm has been involved in most aspects of the matter including credit recovery in various jurisdictions including but not limited to Australia, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Saudi Arabia. Furthermore, he has previously advised on the merits and acted for a large Information Technology Company on Letters of Credit and matters arising from the incorporation and use of the UCP along with duties and responsibilities existing between issuing and confirming banks.
Another feather in Tito’s cap involves the advising of and acting for one of Singapore’s largest Inland Transport and Construction companies in matters arising from Guarantees to Financial Institutions and proceedings where injunctive relief was required and successfully obtained and executed.
In more recent times, Tito has also acted for foreign clients and had applied for, argued and successfully obtained urgent injunctive relief in respect of assets valued in the region of S$1 billion.
In late November 2011, Tito appeared as Lead Counsel before the Court of Appeal on behalf of a long-standing client of the Firm, on a question of law involving the continued viability or otherwise of a common law claim (against our client) for personal injuries when our client had undergone and completed a Scheme of Arrangement pursuant to Section 210 of the Companies Act. The Appeal in question were lodged by our client, after the said question of law was not answered in our client’s favour by the High Court. Ultimately, the Appeals were allowed by the Court of Appeal.