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Dear Colleagues at the Bar, For this month’s message, I have three major news items to share. Two of them are hot off the press. All three are especially relevant and timely in the context of promoting economic resilience in the

This was the speech delivered by President Gregory Vijayendran, SC at the Opening of the Legal Year on 11 January 2021. May it please Your Honours, Chief Justice, Justices of the Court of Appeal, Judges of the Appellate Division, Judges

This citation was read by President Gregory Vijayendran SC at the presentation of the C C Tan award on 31 December 2020. Good morning friends. It is my privilege and honour to read the citation for the C C Tan

Mr Philip Jeyaretnam, SC I am deeply honoured to receive the C C Tan Award. I thank the Council of the Law Society for this award. I especially appreciate receiving it from President Gregory Vijayendran, who has devoted himself to the

Wellbeing and Being Well In this closing message for the year, I want to share something largely non-law related for personal reflection and resolve. In the larger scheme of things, our life in the law is impacted by our wellbeing. We have

Presenting a Multidisciplinary View in the Legal Profession The Double Degree Programme in Law and Liberal Arts (DDP) is a five-year honours programme offered jointly by Yale-NUS College and Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (NUS Law). Designed for intellectually

Where there’s a will, there’s a way … to give a legacy. (Adapted from opening remarks at a Community Foundation of Singapore-LSPBS “Legacy Giving” Webinar on 1 September 2020.) Legacy giving is one of the best kept secrets in town. For many

With the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing this year, it was a huge disappointment that our Annual Cross Country Run/Race could not take place as we would have liked. This event has become a firm fixture on Law Society’s annual

“The WJP is an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting the rule of law. We believe that the rule of law is foundational to so much else that we are trying to achieve in this world whether it is economic