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Lee Hsien Yang questions AGC’s motives in referring wife’s case to Law Society

Lee Hsien Yang questions AGC’s motives in referring wife’s case to Law Society

Hours after news emerged that his wife Lee Suet Fern is embroiled in a case of possible professional misconduct, Mr Lee Hsien Yang questioned the motives of the AGC in referring the case to the Law Society of Singapore and why public resources were being wasted on a private matter.

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‘Painful’ changes to legal industry set to affect lawyers’ training and operations: Chief Justice

‘Painful’ changes to legal industry set to affect lawyers’ training and operations: Chief Justice

Mr Menon had made similar calls before for the legal industry to adapt to and leverage these forces, but there was greater urgency in his tone this time round.

Opening of the Legal Year 2019 speeches: Full text

Opening of the Legal Year 2019 speeches: Full text

Speeches by the Attorney-General, President of the Law Society and the Chief Justice.

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Beware of burnout, new Senior Counsel tells junior lawyers

Beware of burnout, new Senior Counsel tells junior lawyers

Started in 1997, the Senior Counsel scheme recognises the best and most skilful advocates in the legal profession. The four additions bring the total number of Senior Counsels to 85.

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Courts, AGC boosting efforts to tackle rising workload and tap IT

Courts, AGC boosting efforts to tackle rising workload and tap IT

In their speeches, CJ Menon and Mr Wong also dwelt on ongoing efforts to innovate and harness technology and artificial intelligence.

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Law Society to roll out initiatives for the needy and vulnerable

Law Society to roll out initiatives for the needy and vulnerable

The Law Society will be piloting a low bono scheme for under-lawyered or un-lawyered litigants, targeted at those who have failed the Legal Aid Bureau's means test and foreign spouses with Singaporean children.

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As a small state, law is key tool in managing ties with others: A-G

As a small state, law is key tool in managing ties with others: A-G

Singapore needs to build and manage its network of relations with other countries, and as a small state, the law is an important tool which enables it to do so, Attorney-General Lucien Wong said.

AGC refers case involving Lee Suet Fern to Law Society

AGC refers case involving Lee Suet Fern to Law Society

It cites possible professional misconduct by her in preparing Lee Kuan Yew's last will.

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CJ to hold dialogues to tap collective wisdom for profession's future

CJ to hold dialogues to tap collective wisdom for profession's future

Reforming, re-imagining and remodelling the sector are potential areas of focus.

Law Society chief, three others appointed senior counsel

Law Society chief, three others appointed senior counsel

President of the Law Society, Gregory Vijayendran, and three others were appointed senior counsel yesterday.

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