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XianCong handles a wide variety of litigation work in the civil, commercial, corporate and criminal areas of practice

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Lee Xiancong, Jenson is a Director in the Litigation Department of the firm.


Jenson specialises in civil, commercial and criminal litigation work.  He obtained his LLB. (Hons 2nd upper) at the University of Leicester in 2007. During his time at Leicester, he served as the president of the Singapore Society.  He had to manage issues relating to the Singaporean community in Leicester and ensured that the juniors had a smooth transition when they first arrived in UK.  

Upon his graduation, he commenced his pupillage and was an associate with one of the biggest law firms in Singapore specialising in banking syndicated loans.  In 2009, he decided to pursue his interest in litigation and joined Engelin Teh, a senior counsel.  Within a short span of less than 5 years, he was made a Director of the firm in 2013.


Civil litigation

In the course of his legal practice, he has represented clients in a variety of litigation matters, including medical negligence, contractual claims, fraud, construction disputes, enforcement of debts, defamation and personal injury claims. 

He has also given legal advice in relation to the setting aside and variation of Mareva Injunctions, claims against banks and relationship managers, claims against law firms for acts of negligence, shareholder disputes, structuring of loan agreements, probate matters, tenancy agreements and employment contracts.

Criminal litigation

With regard to his criminal litigation matters, he has advised and defended clients accused of bribery, fraud, corruption, cheating, forgery, fraudulent usage of credit cards, overstaying, drink driving, tampering with electricity / gas valves etc.

Family and Matrimonial litigation

He has also dealt in various aspects of family and matrimonial law, where he had acted for parties in contentious divorce proceedings. He has also assisted clients frequently in mediation sessions in resolving the disputes amicably.

Notable Cases

Some of Jenson’s notable litigation cases include the following:

  • Represented an individual in claiming over SGD8 million against a local hospital in a medical negligence case where she lost all 4 limbs.
  • Represented the estate of a lady who passed away as a result of medical negligence by a local hospital.
  • Represented clients in structuring a USD2 billion deal in relation to the sale of a gold and copper mine.
  • Defended an ex-insurer against an Indonesian individual’s claims of over US$5 million against her arising out of alleged fraudulent insurance policies.
  • Represented an individual in her claims of approximately SGD2 million against her former accountants and lawyers for negligence.
  • Represented an individual in claims amounting to over SGD5 million against her family members in relation to an estate dispute where forensic experts were engaged to conduct forensic analysis of the signatures on the will of the testator.
  • Represented an individual in his claim against the insurers for substantial damages as a result of very serious injuries arising out of a car accident.
  • Represented an individual in his substantial claims against a company for fraudulent usage of his monies.
  • Represented developers in construction disputes.


Jenson is an accredited mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre. Although a litigator, he has a strong passion in mediating matters and assisting parties in resolving their disputes expeditiously and amicably.

He is also a mediator under the Singapore International Mediation Institute.


During his free time, Jenson writes regularly and has recently wrote for Lexis Nexis for their newly launched Lexis Practical Guidance, where he was the author for the Case Management topics under Dispute Resolution.

Appointments / Membership

Member, Law Awareness Committee 2011/2012, Law Society of Singapore

Member, Sports Committee 2011, Law Society of Singapore

Member, Law Society of Singapore

Member, Singapore Academy of Law

Associate Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre

Singapore International Mediation Institute Accredited Mediator



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