01 Nov 2021

Singapore court sets out when contracts may be rectified for unilateral mistake

Partner Kelvin Poon and Devathas Satianathan; Associates Cai Xiaohan and Jodi Siah from Rajah & Tann Singapore have successfully defended Oxley Jasper Pte Ltd in a dispute where the Singapore court considered the kind of mistake for which rectification is available and the scope of rectification that is allowed. The judgment provided helpful clarification on the law of rectification in the context of unilateral mistake.