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S'pore law firm opens South Korea practice

S'pore law firm opens South Korea practice

Office will advise South Korean companies here and handle Korea-related legal matters.

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ADV: Executive Director, Singapore Mediation Centre

ADV: Executive Director, Singapore Mediation Centre

We are looking for a transformational leader who will lead SMC to support the growth of Singapore as the mediation hub of Asia.

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Year in review 2018 and year to come 2019

2018 saw a significant number of milestones in corporate and commercial legislation. There were further important developments in the fintech space.

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.

ADV: Executive Director, Singapore Mediation Centre

We are looking for a transformational leader who will lead SMC to support the growth of Singapore as the mediation hub of Asia. 

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Doctors' fees: From guideline of charges to benchmarks

Doctors' fees: From guideline of charges to benchmarks

From 1987 to 2007, a guideline of fees was widely used by doctors and patients. In 2010, that guideline was deemed anti-competition. Yet this year, a schedule of fee benchmarks was issued. What has changed?

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Law Society of Singapore v Kangatharan s/o Ramoo Kandavellu [2018] SGHC 265

The lawyer was struck off the roll by the Court of Three Judges on the basis of his conviction for providing false information to IRAS. 

Drew & Napier CEO appointed to World Bank Sanctions Board

Drew & Napier CEO appointed to World Bank Sanctions Board

Mr Bull is currently the only Asian lawyer appointed to the seven-member board.

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Lawyer who tried to abuse PIC scheme struck off the rolls

Lawyer who tried to abuse PIC scheme struck off the rolls

Sole proprietor Kangatharan Ramoo Kandavellu "demonstrated a fundamental disregard for the law and a severe lack of integrity": CJ

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Journals Online: In search of purpose and mentorship

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

Supreme Court Case Summary: Wong Meng Hang v Singapore Medical Council and other matters [2018] SGHC 253

In this case involving aesthetic doctors who negligently caused a patient’s death, the Court of Three Judges struck the lead doctor off the register and suspended the assisting doctor for 18 months.

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?

ADV: SIMC Deputy CEO Job Posting

ADV: SIMC Deputy CEO Job Posting

Join us and be a part of a dynamic team leading the international mediation scene.

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China calling - and Singapore lawyers heed with ni hao!

China calling - and Singapore lawyers heed with ni hao!

Being on the same page with language helps build rapport, say lawyers.

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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.

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