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Lawyers perform many roles. Amongst other things, clients depend on lawyers to advise, analyse, strategise, crisis-manage, draft, represent and advocate on their behalf. In other words, a lawyer resolves a client’s problem and designs solutions for the client.[ref][/ref] Law firms should

NUS Law has received a S$1.1 million endowed gift from alumni, friends, philanthropists and members of the legal profession to establish the Chan Sek Keong Visiting Professorship in Public Law. The Professorship celebrates Mr Chan Sek Keong’s far-reaching contributions to the

The Public Defender’s Office was launched in December 2022 to provide criminal defence aid for eligible accused persons facing non-capital charges and cannot afford legal representation. Eight months on, we speak with the Chief Public Defender, Mr Wong Kok Weng

This speech was delivered by the President at the Mass Call held on 21 and 22 August 2023. Congratulations to all of you on your admission as advocates and solicitors of the Supreme Court. I would like to take this opportunity to

This speech was delivered by Vice-President Chia Boon Teck at the afternoon session of the Mass Call on 21 August 2023. First of all, welcome to the legal profession and let me congratulate all of you and your proud parents on

This message was penned by President Adrian before his passing on 8 July 2023.

Good day my newly-called Learned Friends! On behalf of the Young Lawyers Committee (YLC) of the Law Society of Singapore (LSS), congratulations on being called to the Bar! Having heard the term “Learned Friends” countless times, you are now one of

In the course of your career you will face obstacles, dilemmas and quandaries. It can be useful to get a different perspective on a problem or a helping hand from a colleague, senior, elder or friend. Help and solutions can

On the morning of 18 March 2023, the Law Society of Singapore held its Annual Cross-Country run and race at Bedok Reservoir Park. This year's event was particularly exciting, as it was the first in-person physical race post-pandemic. The event

This month’s recommended reading is Kenji Ong’s article, The Evolution of Practice. The article is featured in our June issue of the Law Gazette, as part of a regular column by our Young Lawyer’s Committee. Kenji is from Meritus Law LLC. He’s