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Keynote addresses from the Computational Law Conference (CLAWCON) 2023, held in Singapore in July 2023 The inaugural Computational Law Conference (CLAWCON) ran from 12 to 14 July 2023. Hosted in Singapore Management University (SMU), the event saw speakers and attendees from

The Law Society’s annual Piala Pala Championship 2024 was held on Saturday, 27 January 2024. To pay homage to Piala Pala’s long-standing tradition and history, this year’s eligibility criteria required teams to comprise minimally of two lawyers and/or staff from

This was the speech delivered by the President at the Opening of the Legal Year on 8 January 2024. May it please Your Honour, the Chief Justice, the Attorney-General, Justices of Appeal, Judges, and Judicial Commissioners. I am honoured to welcome the

We had a blast celebrating the legacy of our late President, Adrian Tan at the Law Society Annual Dinner on 10 November 2023. About 330 guests gathered at the Grand Ballroom of PARKROYAL on Beach Road to embark on a

Navigating the Way Forward with the New Family Justice Rules Amidst the sea change in the family justice ecosystem of recent years, the family justice community came together again for the Family Conference 2023 over 13 and 14 September 2023. With

Three years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bench & Bar Games resumed across the first weekend of September 2023. This coincided with the extended weekend of Singapore’s sixth Presidential Election and Malaysia’s 66th National Day. As the

This is the ninth annual review of Singapore’s performance in international moot court competitions.

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]https://www.lawsociety.org.sg/publication/analysing-the-traditional-roles-of-lawyers-in-light-of-technology-in-singapore/[/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