Chang Man Phing’s main areas of practice encompass civil and commercial litigation, including disputes relating to companies, shareholders and directors, insurance, contracts and employment contracts. She regularly advises companies on potentially litigious matters involving breach of fiduciary duties, breach of confidentiality obligations and breach of non-compete and non-solicitation clauses. She specialises in medical law and healthcare matters and regularly acts for patients seeking redress against hospitals and medical practitioners through medical negligence claims. She has acted for US pharmaceutical company Merck Sharp & Dohme in proceedings in Singapore involving worldwide litigation. She has also acted for Cordlife Group Limited, a major player in Singapore’s cord blood banking services industry, in both litigation and licensing advisory matters.
Man Phing is also a prosecuting counsel for the Singapore Medical Council, Singapore Dental Council, Allied Health Professions Council and Council of Estate Agencies in disciplinary proceedings against errant members. With her extensive experience, she undertakes advisory works for healthcare institutions, statutory boards and multinational corporations. She has advised the Singapore Medical Council in the review of amendments to the legislative framework and was also part of the team of lawyers in the review and drafting of the statutory framework governing Dubai Healthcare City’s healthcare professionals and operators.
Separately, she provides legal advice to various institutions, including the Health Promotion Board, the National University of Singapore and the National Council of Social Services.