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This month we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Singapore Law Gazette, or Law Gazette or SLG as many know it to be. The magazine is the official publication of the Law Society and is managed by the Publications Committee,

The Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (CLAS) was launched in 1985. A ground-up movement by senior lawyers, including the late Mr Harry Elias SC, CLAS has played and will continue to play a critical role in providing criminal legal aid for vulnerable

On 23 February 2022, the Law Society of Singapore and the Singapore Management University’s Centre for Commercial Law in Asia hosted a webinar to discuss ways in which philanthropic purposes may be facilitated and encouraged in Singapore and elsewhere. Aptly

What I often realise about my clients is that their legal problem doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Some of them steal because they are poor and they just cannot find good employment. Some of them are repeated drug offenders because

C C Tan Award 2021 The Law Society was pleased to confer the C C Tan Award 2021 on Mr Lok Vi Ming, SC. The C C Tan Award is the most prestigious award presented by the Society in recognition of a

Legal Industry Transformation, The Law Society of Singapore Our Humble Beginnings Our journey began in 2017, with the establishment of what was then known as the Legal Productivity and Innovation Department (LPI). The team originally had three core aims - to

"My savings is quite low, and the worst thing is I do not have any legal knowledge[

After their Vietnamese mother passed away, leaving them with no caregiver in Vietnam, two young children came to Singapore to live with their Singaporean father. With no Singaporean citizenship or residency status, the children did not have access to Singapore’s

The Law Gazette speaks to the two newest members of the Council who just took office in January 2022, Darryl Chew Zijie and Sarah Ephesians Tan, who are also junior category lawyers. Here’s what they have to say about law

After suffering a tragic incident which severed four fingers on her dominant hand while illegally deployed to work at her employer's father's food stall, Su Su Mar was referred by the Centre for Domestic Employees to Law Society Pro Bono