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Archive: November 2017

Terence Ng Kean Meng v Public Prosecutor: A Recalibration of the Sentencing Framework for Rape. This article explores the difficulties that arose from PP v NF and reviews the new framework for rape offences moving forward.

It is established law that, outside of vicarious liability, a person who has a duty of care may delegate his task along with the duty (or responsibility) to another person and, so long as he appoints his representative with care,

This article examines the recent High Court decision on the relevance of compounded offences. It compares it with previous High Court decisions and suggests that a final determination on the issue by the Court of Appeal may be necessary.

In this feature for Tech Start for Law, we take a look at how Business

Dear Amicus Agony, I openly tell my friends that I love practising law, but the only

We celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the profession this year. Yet for some of us

Articles From This Month's Issue

Terence Ng Kean Meng v Public Prosecutor: A Recalibration of the Sentencing Framework for Rape. This article explores the difficulties that arose

It is established law that, outside of vicarious liability, a person who has a duty of care may delegate his task along

This article examines the recent High Court decision on the relevance of compounded offences. It compares it with previous High Court decisions

The family law practitioner of today needs to have problem-solving skills both in and out of court room. Practising family law is

Dear Members, Last month was another busy but exciting month. We co-organised the 6th edition of the International Conference of Legal Regulators (“ICLR”)

The Family Justice Practice Forum held in July 2017 highlighted the changing roles of family lawyers to peacemakers and constructive family lawyers.

Surveys in other jurisdictions have shown that lawyers have experienced sexual harassment at their workplace. While there are no comparable studies of

In this feature for Tech Start for Law, we take a look at how Business Network Solutions (“BNS”) and Asia Law Network

From a Frotteur who was convicted and incarcerated for rubbing behaviour: The sexual arousal that arose in me seemed to have come from

Dear Amicus Agony, I openly tell my friends that I love practising law, but the only downside is that I have to deal

We celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the profession this year. Yet for some of us junior members of the profession sitting in

30th LAWASIA Conference: Opportunities for Young Lawyers Young lawyers often wonder how best to develop their legal career. The increasing range of career paths

Joseph Grimberg was an exceptional lawyer and, above all, a person of integrity and honour. Joe, as he was known to almost everyone,

As an incoming 3rd year student in the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore over a decade back, I

Our Law Society’s badminton team has long had a tradition of embarking on foreign sporting expeditions (on the pre-text of building relationships

Another Season of Record-Breaking International Moot Court Achievements for Singapore Management University Overview of the Season It was written in previous articles in this

4 September 2017 Extraordinary General Meeting of the Law Society of Singapore 6.00pm NTUC Auditorium

The articles above are from the November 2017 issue of the Law Gazette.