Unjust Enrichment: At Whose Expense?
The Singapore and UK Approaches to a Three-party Situation The law on unjust enrichment has suffered from much uncertainty – especially in a three-party situation where the claimant is the transferor of a benefit through an intermediary, and the defendant is
It is Not So Cloudy After All: Legal Remedies When Cloud Storage Rains on You
Cloud storage is changing our lives in many ways. Whether one uses it to store personal data or as a repository of confidential business documents, cloud storage appears to be the future of storing and retrieving data securely and conveniently.
Doing the Right Thing – A Primer on Statutory Wills in Singapore
Under section 23(1)(k) of the Mental Capacity Act 2008 (MCA), the Court’s powers in respect of the mentally incapacitated person (P)’s property and affairs include “the execution for P of a will”. Such a simple sentence has led to controversy,
Don’t be Held at Ransom by Ransomware
Ransomware is a viral issue. Recent news reports of ransomware attacks have generated infectious fears of this cryptic threat.
Law Society Family Mediation Scheme
Forging a New Path for Alternative Dispute Resolution in a Therapeutic Justice Landscape Engelin Teh, Senior Counsel and managing director of Engelin Teh Practice LLC, has been proactive in the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) scene in her work as a family
Demystifying Data: Understanding Data to Minimise Risk and Reduce Costs
Organisations across the world are rapidly increasing the amount of data that they collect and hold. By 2025, the total amount of data “created, captured, copied and consumed globally” is estimated to increase by 180 per cent over 2020 figures.[ref]https://www.statista.com/statistics/871513/worldwide-data-created/#:~:text=The%20total%20amount%20of%20data,replicated%20reached%20a%20new%20high.[/ref] While
AIJA 60th Annual Congress 2022: The Future of the Legal Profession
From 22 to 27 August 2022, I had the privilege of attending the 60th International Young Lawyers’ Congress organised by the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) under the generous sponsorship of the Law Society of Singapore. This 60th iteration
Hammering in the Need for Greater Consumer Protection
The issue of renovation fraud and consumer protection is a hot topic for many Singaporeans, especially for young couples who have just bought their first property, and looking to turn it into their dream home. Unfortunately the renovation journey is
Beyond Prison: Alternative Sentencing in Singapore
By Senthilkumaran Sabapathy Beyond Prison: Alternative Sentencing in Singapore is a timely publication which sheds significant light on alternatives to imprisonment, with a focus on reformative training, probation and community sentences. Alternative sentencing is an area which is often overlooked and neglected,