3 April 2012 – Judge Philip Pillai dismissed the attorney-general’s arguments to have the application by Vellama Marie Muthu thrown out in the Hougang By-election Case.
1 Nov 2012 – Justice Pillai denied AG’s claim for legal costs from Mdm Vellama. He ruled that no costs will be paid by either party of the Hougang by-election case.
12 Dec 2012 – Judge Philip Pillai to retire
Philip Pillai has served only just 3 years as a Judge, making him the only Judge on the shortest tender in Singapore history [Source].