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Five judges' terms to be extended

Five judges' terms to be extended

S'pore's 1st female Judge of Appeal, 4 High Court judges to serve longer.

Singapore acts to stop unilateral third-party arbitration amid spat

Singapore acts to stop unilateral third-party arbitration amid spat

It has filed a UN declaration in NY amid an ongoing maritime boundary dispute with KL over territorial waters off Tuas.

Teen who killed Anthony Ler's wife gets clemency after 17 years in jail

Teen who killed Anthony Ler's wife gets clemency after 17 years in jail

Now 32-year-old's release subject to conditions such as curfew hours and electronic monitoring.

Singapore’s legal profession: Data analysis of lead counsel appearance numbers

Singapore’s legal profession: Data analysis of lead counsel appearance numbers

The author is responding to the call to study the careers of advocates, and has done so by compiling data on appearances before the High Court and Court of Appeal as lead counsel.

Condo management has no power to make by-law: Judge

Condo management has no power to make by-law: Judge

He says MC of building thus cannot decide on amount of damages that unit owner must pay.

Singapore extends its own port limits and says it will act firmly if Malaysian vessels continue to intrude

Singapore extends its own port limits and says it will act firmly if Malaysian vessels continue to intrude

Singapore had also decided to expand its own port limits in response to Malaysia's action, he said, but only within its own area.

Two escape gallows over drugs after court flags inconsistencies

Two escape gallows over drugs after court flags inconsistencies

In the current case, two CNB officers each gave a differing account of how the drugs were handled after they were seized.

Industrial building's collective sale gets nod from top court

Industrial building's collective sale gets nod from top court

It dismisses unit owner's bid to block deal and finds sale committee did not act in bad faith.

Woman's appeal over $25m assets rejected

Woman's appeal over $25m assets rejected

Top court agrees with earlier finding she tricked husband into signing deed.

Top court dismisses appeal on arbitration award

Top court dismisses appeal on arbitration award

Court of Appeal rules in favour of Lesotho against firm seeking to restore award on mine leases.

Experts split over whether Android box apps are banned

Experts split over whether Android box apps are banned

Issue follows court order to block more illegal streaming websites.

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Law - building the next generation

Law - building the next generation

While business considerations are necessary and important, the law is, first and foremost, a profession dedicated to building a just society.

Change is the mantra for future law practice in Singapore

Change is the mantra for future law practice in Singapore

What is stopping a law firm from offering clients the full spectrum of professional services?

Fine-tuning Singapore's scales of justice

Fine-tuning Singapore's scales of justice

Taking litigation scale costs for solicitor-and-client fees off the table for now is the right move.

Goodluck Garden gets court's nod for sale despite missteps by committee, advisers

Goodluck Garden gets court's nod for sale despite missteps by committee, advisers

Judge finds 'no bad faith' after considering sale price, which was 12.6% higher than independent valuation.

No softening of anti-drug stance, says Amrin Amin

No softening of anti-drug stance, says Amrin Amin

Senior Parliamentary Secretary highlights safeguards in proposed legislative changes.

'Liposuction death' doctor struck off register

'Liposuction death' doctor struck off register

This would be presumptive penalty for displaying serious misconduct, dishonest behaviour: Court of Three Judges

Fixed legal fees off the table for now

Fixed legal fees off the table for now

But recommended costs for civil proceedings might be revisited in a few years' time: MinLaw

First Singapore trial involving bitcoin starts

First Singapore trial involving bitcoin starts

Court expected to rule if number of trades in April last year were wrongfully reversed.

High Court rejects bid to stop bond payout over $1.46m home

High Court rejects bid to stop bond payout over $1.46m home

Judge says insurer AXA had no reason to wait for outcome of contractor's court application.

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