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Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability

80 Jurong East Street 21
#04-08, Singapore 609607
Tel: (65) 6563 4166
Fax: (65) 6563 4156
Email: enquiry@recc.com.sg

Executive Training Courses




The course will provide knowledge and understanding of the Principles of Contract Law in a Real Estate and Facilities Management work setting. An overview of the Singapore Legal System as a backdrop will be provided to enhance knowledge in the applicability of the learning and in advance of extension of the learning.

COURSE PROGRAMME (9.00 am – 6.00 pm)

  • Law & Contract Law: Backdrop 
    • Purpose of Law: Statute Law, Common Law, Equity
    • Branches of Law: Criminal Law, Civil Law
    • Contract & Tort Law: The Difference 
    • Sources of Contract Law & Tort Law in Singapore
    • Civil Jurisdiction of the Courts in Singapore
  • Formation of a Contract
    • Five Requirements
      -  Offer
      -  Acceptance
      -  Consideration
      -  Intention to Create Legal Relations
      -  Capacity to Contract
  • Terms/Contents of a Contract
    • Terms & Non-Terms/Representation
    • Express Terms: Written & Oral and Situations of Conflict  
    • Implied Terms: Statute, Courts & Custom
    • Contractual Terms: Conditions, Warranties or Innominate
    • Exclusion Terms: Incorporation, Construction & Statutory Exclusion
  • Factors Rendering a Contract to be Ineffective/Vitiating Factors
    • Mistake
    • Misrepresentation
    • Duress & Undue Influence
    • Illegality
  • Discharge of a Contract
    • By Agreement: How
    • By Performance: Entire, Partial, Substantial, Divisible Contracts, Prevention of
    • By Breach: Circumstances of Breach & Anticipatory Breach
    • By Frustration: Conditions of Frustration
  • Breach of a Contract & Remedies
    • Damages as a Remedy
      1.  Principles in Awarding Damages
      -  Expectation Loss
      -  Reliance Loss
      -  Nominal Damages
      2.  Limitations to Recovery of Damages
      -  Remotness of Damage
      -  Liquidated & Unliquidated Damages and Action for an Agreed Sum
      -  Limitation Period
    • Equitable Remedies: Specific Performance & Injunction


Anil Dube

Mr Anil was previously Head of Legal & Compliance at Dennis Wee Realty Pte Ltd from 2010 to 2016. His role involved providing a broad range of primary legal support and legal services to various Business Units within the Company including corporate and contractual matters in the areas of Commercial law, Company Law, Employment Law, Trust Law, Trademarks Privacy, Personal Data, Confidentiality, Landlord/ Tenant, Leases within the APJ Region including Australia and United Kingdom. He has also more than 10 years of experience of conducting law lectures for various private educational institutions.

Dr. Quah Lee Kiang

Dr Quah is the Director of the Real Estate & Construction Centre and the Real Estate & ConstructionAcademyin Singapore. She has extensive regional and international experience in Project and Facilities Management & Maintenance research, advice and academia. Her professional affiliations include being past President of the Chartered Institute of Building Singapore Centre, Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Asia Board, Singapore Board and Asia Pacific Sustainability Board. Dr Quah is currently Chairperson of the Sustainability Committee in the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Singapore Chapter.


Cancellations made one week before the scheduled commencement date of the course will be subjected to an administrative fee of $100.00. The full fee of $615.00 will be payable thereafter for any cancellation; substitutions can be made at any time.


Friday 20 May 2022 / Friday 15 Jul 2022


Option 1 (Face-to-Face)

Venue: Unit #04-08, Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability
80 Jurong East St 21, Singapore 609607

Option 2 (Live Streaming via RECC Elearning Portal)

Username and password will be assigned on receipt of registration and course fees


$615 nett per person. Course fees includes full colour course documentation and refreshments at tea breaks. 

For individuals, all Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory. NTUC members may claim up to $250 under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). 


The course will benefit those who have a vested interest in buildings including:

  • Developers
  • Building Owners
  • Government Officials
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Contractors/Sub-Contractors/Suppliers
  • Property Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Management Corporations
  • Town Councils
  • and Others


Mr Ken Chew
Tel: 6563 4166
Fax: 6563 4156 
E-mail: exectrg@recc.com.sg


It may be necessary for reasons beyond RECC’s control, to change the content and timing of the programme and the identity of the course leader/s.



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