The proposed introduction of litigation scale costs may hurt Republic's standing as a global litigation hub.
Assigned solicitors, who are private sector lawyers registered with the bureau, will be able to browse and select the relevant cases they wish to work on via its revamped website.
Ler Teck Siang, 36, is appealing against his conviction and sentence on two charges each for abetment of cheating and for giving a false statement to a public servant.
They discuss proposals with Law Minister Shanmugam.
The move to publish the recommended charges comes after the Health Ministry accepted recommendations from the Fee Benchmarks Advisory Committee.
NUS Law Academy caters to lawyers, other professionals to aid them in their industries.
The Government and judiciary are driving innovation and change in the legal services sector.
Reforms needed in view of globalisation, technology and commercialisation, he says.
While vested interests and other factors may slow the pace of change, there is a need to act now.
R&T Technologies recently acquired an 18-month-old legaltech startup LegalComet for an undisclosed amount to up the ante on its offerings.
CA dismissed lawyer Zero Nalpon’s appeal for leave to bring judicial review proceedings against LawSoc's decision to dismiss his complaint against his opposing counsel.
To assist lawyers involved in proposing sentencing frameworks, the article ends with a table of the 60-odd guideline judgments that have been issued in these past 5 years.
Prof Jeffrey Pinsler, a senior counsel, argued that the AGC "appears not to have taken into account the judge's clear statements that he did not find that the (three lawyers) had breached any rules of ethics".
A tribunal has ruled that Eugene Thuraisingam had not intended to attack the judiciary with his death penalty poem.
Idea among suggestions by panel tasked to find ways to simplify litigation process.
Public to be consulted on moves to transform system, like judges playing more active role.