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This was the speech delivered by the President at the Pledge Signing Ceremony on Preventing Bullying and Harassment in Singapore’s Legal Profession held on 9 October 2020.Good afternoon Managing Partners, Deputy Managing Partners, Managing Partner-designates, Chief Executive Officers, Chief

In his keynote address entitled “From Family Law to Family Justice” at the opening of the Family Law Conference 2020 (Conference) on day 1, 14 September 2020, Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon (Chief Justice Menon) began with the fundamental question of

Recap of the Season This is the sixth[ref]The previous reports were “Some thoughts on a record-breaking 2014/15 season for Singapore’s international mooters”, Law Gazette, August 2015; “More thoughts on another record-breaking season for Singapore’s international mooters”, Law Gazette, June 2016; “Another

Revision and Update of Council's Practice Direction 3.2.1 on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism Introduction It is estimated that up to US$ 2 trillion of dirty money is laundered globally every year. Although the main focus on anti-money laundering

Closing Remarks in Family Conference 2020 (15 September 2020) Good Evening, Honoured Guests and Distinguished Delegates of the Family Conference 2020, Ladies and Gentlemen,It is my privilege to deliver the closing remarks in Family Conference 2020 – Supporting, Healing, Reconstructing –

More than 77% of lawyers prefer to have mediations conducted in-person and less than 2% would have mediations conducted in a mixed-mode fashion, i.e. a mix of attendees joining in-person and via video-conference.This was one of the key findings of

Navigating the Intricacies of Witness Preparation “A witness, upon hearing the answer of another witness (or observing the other witness’s reaction to the first witness’s answer), may come to doubt, second-guess, and eventually abandon or modify an answer which was actually

The Law Society’s purposes include, inter alia, maintaining and improving the standard of conduct and learning of the legal profession in Singapore, and facilitating the acquisition of legal knowledge by members of the legal profession.In line with our goals, the