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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

Dear Members,I had the good fortune to be invited to present on the Law Society’s globalisation initiatives at the SMU Law Firm Management Symposium on 29 August during the session Grasping Economic Opportunities within ASEAN. Leading economist Song Seng Wun

Dear Law Society members,This month, to give you a high level snapshot of our Law Society Pro Bono’s (LSPB) services in this past year in fulfilling Law Society’s access to justice mission, I shall share my message for the LSPB

Taking a leaf from Helen Keller, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”In this article, we want to celebrate teamwork, and in particular teamwork that has been effective and has created an impact on the

This is the fifth annual review of Singapore’s performance in notable international moot competitions.

The mission to Sri Lanka (“Mission”) was the third trip of LG2 which took place from 10 to 14 September 2018. Seventeen practising lawyers with varying seniority and expertise joined this four- day trip, led by the President of the