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The annual practising certificate (PC) renewal exercise will commence soon on 1 March 2024. In order to continue practising as an advocate and solicitor, you will need to apply for a PC for the practice year 2024/2025 (1 April 2024

Whether refreshing current Knowledge Management (KM) systems or starting a KM programme from scratch, this article sets out some essential steps on how to design and approach KM in a holistic manner. What is KM? KM for lawyers generally refers to strategies

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) has grown in popularity in recent years due to its expediency, flexibility, and synergy with disputants' interests. Mediation, in particular, has received increasing attention as a proactive method of ADR because the process is more collaborative

Reactions to SIDRA’s International Dispute Resolution Survey This the third instalment of a three-part series of articles focuses on the SIDRA Survey findings in international commercial litigation (ICL), particularly the respondents’ satisfaction with the cost and speed of ICL and how

Interview with Sharon Lau The Women in Practice Committee speaks to Sharon Lau, a Corporate Partner in Latham & Watkins LLP’s Singapore office and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Sharon is a mother of two and has two adorable

Reactions to SIDRA’s International Dispute Resolution Survey This second instalment of a three-part series of articles focuses on international commercial arbitration – why parties opt to arbitrate their commercial disputes, their satisfaction with arbitration, and the factors important to them in

Reactions to SIDRA’s International Dispute Resolution Survey The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) launched its second International Dispute Resolution Survey: Final Report in August 2022 (Final Report 2022). The Final Report 2022 continues SIDRA’s global study into how users of

It’s been about 15 years since I embarked on my law degree on an apple-shaped island down under. Back in the day, Tasmania had a small but growing Singaporean population of mostly law and medicine undergraduates. Unfortunately, UTAS was a

“There are just two questions to ask to attain success in business: First, ‘What business am I in?’ Second, ‘How’s business?’” I always find this quote from Peter F. Drucker to be an elegantly simple encapsulation of how to run the rule over

The Women in Practice Committee speaks to Elaine Low, a criminal lawyer who is a new mother as well. Elaine talks about juggling practice as a working mother in an essentially male dominated practice area, and how law firms can