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Law Society working hard at improving welfare of young lawyers: Forum

Law Society working hard at improving welfare of young lawyers: Forum

The Law Society remains committed to encouraging law firms to adopt family-friendly policies and stress management protocols.

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SMC’s Executive Director to step down in June, successor to be named

Mr Loong will remain at SMC until his last day in end June to ensure a smooth transition.

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Second course opens to train professional deputies, donees

Second course opens to train professional deputies, donees

There are 17 professional deputies and donees so far in Singapore. Application for the certification course opened last Friday and will close on Feb 1.

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ADV: Assistant Manager (Learning and Development), SIMC

ADV: Assistant Manager (Learning and Development), SIMC

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

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ADV: Job opportunities at SAL, SMC for law graduates

ADV: Job opportunities at SAL, SMC for law graduates

Join us for a fulfilling and cutting-edge career at SAL. Applications open for: (1) Manager/Asst Manager, ADR services, SMC; (2) Manager, Legal Research, SAL.

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ADV: Higher Rights of Audience for England & Wales-Qualified Solicitors, 7-8 Mar

ADV: Higher Rights of Audience for England & Wales-Qualified Solicitors, 7-8 Mar

Join CPD Training (UK) Ltd for an intensive and up-to-date advocacy training course. Solicitors seeking Higher Rights of Audience (Civil) qualification may sit for the assessment on 5 Apr.

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TSMP Law adds China desk, new staff and partners

TSMP Law adds China desk, new staff and partners

SINGAPORE law firm TSMP has kickstarted the new year with new partners, new hires and a new desk for Chinese business, as it sets its sights on taking on a larger volume of international work.

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Pathway to world access

Pathway to world access

Mark Wong, a Partner at Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, forayed into the French and Chinese markets more than a decade ago and is a pioneer in BRI legal services.

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Company Briefs: Allen & Gledhill

Company Briefs: Allen & Gledhill

One of Singapore's oldest law firms, Allen & Gledhill (A&G), has announced a strategic alliance with leading Indonesian law firm Soemadipradja & Taher (S&T).

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ADV: Job opportunities at SAL, SMC for law graduates

ADV: Job opportunities at SAL, SMC for law graduates

Join us for a fulfilling and cutting-edge career at SAL. Applications open for: (1) Manager/Asst Manager, ADR services, SMC; (2) Manager, Legal Research, SAL.

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AGC: Lee Suet Fern's case referred to Law Society in accordance with law

AGC: Lee Suet Fern's case referred to Law Society in accordance with law

Last year, it referred five cases to the Law Society, the AGC told The Straits Times.

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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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