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Dear Members,Secretariat is looking forward to working with Council 2020. As we bade farewell to Mr Anand Nalachandran and welcome Mr Derric Yeoh, our newly elected junior category Council member, we enter 2020 guided by experienced hands who are well-placed

This speech was delivered by the President at the Law Society’s Annual Dinner on 15 November 2019.Distinguished Members of the Judiciary, Justices Chan Seng Onn, Tan Siong Thye, Vinodh Coomaraswamy and Judicial Commissioner Vincent HoongInternational Guests, Chunghwan Choi, President LAWASIA;

This year, the Annual Law Society Cross-Country Run took place yet again at Bedok Reservoir on 3 August 2019. This was the second year in succession that the run was taking place after a long hiatus.This year’s event saw some

This speech was made by the President at the official launch of the Law Society’s new premises at Maxwell Chambers Suites on 10 October 2019.Guest of Honour Minister for Law, K Shanmugam SC, Distinguished Members of the Supreme Court Judiciary, Esteemed Former

Dear Members, Singapore Mediation Convention The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, or what is widely known as the Singapore Mediation Convention, was signed by 46 States in Singapore on 7 August 2019. Intended to facilitate the enforcement

Amendments to the Legal Aid and Advice Act (Cap. 160) (LAAA) were made in November 2018. The significant amendments that were not related to the Legal Aid means test were explained in the May 2019 Singapore Law Gazette article “Strengthening

In 2017, the Law Society of Singapore (LSS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Guangdong Lawyers Association (GLA) with the aim of strengthening ties, promoting exchange as well as collaborating in mutually beneficial activities. In recent years, Guangzhou (in

Law, as a profession, can be challenging, if not downright stressful - the job is demanding, the hours are long, and the clients may not be the easiest to deal with. During these trying times, you may look at others thriving

Many Routes to Professional Excellence and Success It is well-known that the practice of criminal law is not the top choice for fresh law graduates. Often perceived as less glamourous and less lucrative than commercial litigation and corporate work, few young