The Doctrine of Illegality and its Relevance to Migrant Worker Claims

Event Date

From Monday 05 Nov 2018 - 02:30 PM To Monday 05 Nov 2018 - 04:30 PM


Tan Kok Quan Partnership - 1 Wallich Street, #07-02 Guoco Tower, Singapore 078881


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Practice Area

Corporate / Commercial

Training Level


Public CPD Points


Event Outline

This event is jointly organized by Justice Without Borders, Tan Kok Quan Partnership and WMH Law Corporation. This workshop will cover legal developments resulting from recent Court of Appeal cases on illegality and consider its relevance to the issue of illegal deployment of migrant workers in Singapore in light of the provisions in the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act. The session will also consider the legal avenues available to migrant workers seeking compensation for work done if they are illegally deployed, with an emphasis on the causes of action available in contract and in restitution.

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