Ong v Ping [2017] EWHC Civ 2069

WTLR Issue: Winter 2018 #170

1. JANE REBECCA ONG

2. ALEXANDER ONG

3. NICHOLAS ONG

4. JORDANA ONG

V

ONG SIAUW PING

Analysis

Morgan J had held that the late Lim Lie Hoa (Madam Lim) had until her death in 2009 held the house, its proceeds of sale and other rights relating to it upon the trusts of a settlement dated 14 December 1985 signed by her and by the appellant Ong Siauw Ping (Ping), her son. 


Counsel details

Counsel
Robert Ham QC (Wilberforce Chambers, 8 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn, 
London, WC2A 3QP, tel 020 7306 0102, e-mail rham@wilberforce.co.uk) and 
Mark Warwick QC (Selborne Chambers, 10 Essex Street, London WC2R 3AA, tel 020 7420 9500, e-mail clerks@selbornechambers.co.uk), instructed by Addleshaw Goddard LLP (Milton Gate, 60 Chiswell Street, London EC1Y 4AG, tel 020 7606 8855, e-mail info@addleshawgoddard.com) for the appellant, Ong Siauw Ping.

Andrew Twigger QC (Maitland Chambers, 7 Stone Buildings, London WC2A 3SZ, tel 020 7406 1200, e-mail clerks@maitlandchambers.com) and Oliver Hilton (Radcliffe Chambers, 11 New Square, London WC2A 3QB, tel 020 7831 0081, e-mail clerks@radcliffechambers.com) instructed by Stephenson Harwood LLP(1 Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7SH, tel 020 7329 4422, e-mail info@shlegal.com) for the four respondents.

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Legislation referenced

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Law of Property Act 1925, s53(1)(b)