A Pause in the Expansion of Vicarious Liability?
An Analysis of Barclays Bank v Various Claimants  UKSC 13 The doctrine of vicarious liability has undergone dramatic development in recent times and has been extended to scenarios quite different from that of employer-employee. The question is: will vicarious liability
The Centrality of Proportionality: A Golden Thread in Sentencing
This article seeks to unpack the Proportionality principle. It also elaborates on the various ways that the Proportionality principle serves as a golden thread in sentencing.
Confidential Information: Liability for Mere Possession
The tort of breach of confidence hitherto protected against a tortfeasor wrongfully gaining from the unauthorised use and/or disclosure of confidential information. With the recent decision of the Singapore Court of Appeal in I-Admin v Hong Ying Ting, the tort
Commercial and Client Resilience
In this article we have posed and responded to 10 core questions that many law firms are asking themselves as they grapple with a uniquely challenging crisis; we want this article to serve as a quick self-assessment checklist. Our 10
Transnationalism, Technology and Tradition: What We Are (And Should Be) Teaching
Many articles out there contemplate what the future of legal education should be. Cool phrases abound, such as being “future-ready”, “business savvy”, “technology literate” and adopting “competency-based learning” or “team-based learning”. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented challenges for
The Next Normal: Invest in People Engagement to Energise Your Team
I was managing partner of my former firm in the unsettling early 2000s when we were buffeted by wave after wave of external economic shocks - we were recovering from the tail end of the Asian financial crisis, then came
The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center Singapore Office – Recent Developments
The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO Center)[ref]https://www.wipo.int/amc/en/.[/ref] was established in 1994 as an independent and impartial body which forms part of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a specialized agency of the United Nations
Artichoke: Going Strong Nine Years On
In Singapore’s fickle restaurant scene, staying the course speaks volumes of an eatery’s calibre. Nine years on, a meal at Artichoke remains a solid, reliable experience – a reassuring affirmation of how quality continues to have a place in our