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Law firm that produced two CJs turns 100

Law firm that produced two CJs turns 100

Shook Lin & Bok boasts a sterling history and has made contributions to nation: Indranee

S$13m fines for Grab, Uber, and a market share debate

S$13m fines for Grab, Uber, and a market share debate

The competition panel said it will suspend all restrictions on Grab if a new player can capture at least 30 per cent of the Singapore ride-hailing market.

Chartered accountant and lawyer among those who joined scheme as proxy decision-makers

Chartered accountant and lawyer among those who joined scheme as proxy decision-makers

Lawyer Haryadi Hadi, 35, decided to be a professional deputy as he has wealthy clients who are single, childless or have strained ties with their loved ones and they cannot find anyone to be their proxy decision-makers should they become mentally incapacitated.

Technology as a means to access justice

Technology as a means to access justice

18 teams competed in the competition organised by WongPartnership LLP to raise awareness of technology as an enabler for pro bono organisations.

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Tardy responses, security failings led to SingHealth breach

Tardy responses, security failings led to SingHealth breach

Solicitor-General cites weak password, lack of awareness of how critical the situation was.

Vital features spelt out for proposed laws

Vital features spelt out for proposed laws

Select Committee on fake news: countering the spread of online falsehoods.

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Panel on online falsehoods unveils 22 recommendations to fight fake news

Panel on online falsehoods unveils 22 recommendations to fight fake news

On fact-checking coalition, Select Committee notes divergent views on whether govt should be part of it.

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Apex court rejects prosecution's call to jail, cane low-IQ teen rapist

Apex court rejects prosecution's call to jail, cane low-IQ teen rapist

Sentence of reformative training, aimed at rehabilitating young offenders, upheld.

Training next generation of lawyers: Supervisors set the bar in quality of trainee's experience

Training next generation of lawyers: Supervisors set the bar in quality of trainee's experience

Size of law firm also counts - bigger cases at larger firms, closer interaction and more front-line work at small ones.

NTUC Foodfare Co-operative Ltd v SIA Engineering Co Ltd and another [2018] SGCA 56

NTUC Foodfare Co-operative Ltd v SIA Engineering Co Ltd and another [2018] SGCA 56

Civil Procedure – Offer to settle

Civil Procedure – Offer to settle
A Karthik v Public Prosecutor [2018] SGHC 202

A Karthik v Public Prosecutor [2018] SGHC 202

Criminal Procedure and Sentencing – Sentencing
Lawyers taking longer time to gain top court experience

Lawyers taking longer time to gain top court experience

Younger lawyers face declining oral advocacy opportunities, says counsel in journal article.

Public safety justifies building facade's recladding: Judge

Public safety justifies building facade's recladding: Judge

Owner of tower, from which stone panels fell in two incidents, wins High Court lawsuit.

Court orders probation instead of jail for insurance cheat

Court orders probation instead of jail for insurance cheat

The Chief Justice noted that the basic criteria for probation as an option were met in this case and called for a probation report.

Strengthening the legal practice the heart way

Strengthening the legal practice the heart way

Even as the legal profession strives to remain relevant, it must resolve to be steadfast and true to its calling, says the author.

Centennial falling granite: Owner wins suit against designer, sub-con

Centennial falling granite: Owner wins suit against designer, sub-con

Court rules against Dragages and Builders Shop; it says cladding was structurally unsafe.

A new legal entity for financial corporates to drive investments

A new legal entity for financial corporates to drive investments

The Singapore Variable Capital Company Bill is a game changer for asset management.

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Landmark ruling lets Trikomsel unit liquidators tap commercial claims funder

Landmark ruling lets Trikomsel unit liquidators tap commercial claims funder

In the first ruling of its kind, the High Court has made a declaration that gives the liquidators of two Trikomsel subsidiaries the green light to proceed with a commercial third-party funding arrangement.

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