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Archive: January 2018

The recent case of Tan Cheng Bock v AG [2017] SGHC 160, [2017] SGCA 50 confirms that the same principles that apply to statutory interpretation also apply to constitutional interpretation, and that one such principle is that fundamental liberties in

Until the case which is the subject of this article, the law was unclear regarding the Court’s approach towards counterclaims in summary judgment proceedings. In previous judgments of the Singapore High Court, reliance had been placed on an unreported judgment

This article examines two areas where the SIAC-SIMC Arb-Med-Arb Protocol intersects with very typical applications in the arbitral process, namely, jurisdictional objections and interim measures; and considers the appropriate juncture at which such applications could or should be made under

Unjust enrichment claims are more common now. Often, unjust enrichment is pleaded in the alternative and ill-particularised. A pleading of unjust enrichment should take care to particularise how the Defendant was enriched at the Plaintiff’s expense, and the unjust factor(s)

Dear Amicus Agony, There are two partners in the firm (in different departments) and I’ve always

Dear Members, Happy New Year! What a whirlwind start to the new year! The Opening of

A.I. and the Intelligent Repository With clients becoming more demanding and their matters getting more complex,

Articles From This Month's Issue

The recent case of Tan Cheng Bock v AG [2017] SGHC 160, [2017] SGCA 50 confirms that the same principles that apply

Until the case which is the subject of this article, the law was unclear regarding the Court’s approach towards counterclaims in summary

This article examines two areas where the SIAC-SIMC Arb-Med-Arb Protocol intersects with very typical applications in the arbitral process, namely, jurisdictional objections

Unjust enrichment claims are more common now. Often, unjust enrichment is pleaded in the alternative and ill-particularised. A pleading of unjust enrichment

As 2018 begins and the Law Gazette enters into its first online edition published solely by the Law Society, I have some

Dear Amicus Agony, There are two partners in the firm (in different departments) and I’ve always been attached to one partner. We are

Dear Members, Happy New Year! What a whirlwind start to the new year! The Opening of Legal Year on 8 January saw a

This was the speech delivered by the President at the Opening of the Legal Year on 8 January 2018. Introduction May it please

The last three revolutions can be listed as industrialisation, electrification and digitalisation. They were interlinked with continuity from one revolution to the

A.I. and the Intelligent Repository With clients becoming more demanding and their matters getting more complex, legal practitioners are facing greater pressures to

Reputational Risk Cyber risk, regulatory compliance, and social media in a post-truth era have cast a spotlight on reputational risks faced by

The Law Society held its golden jubilee dinner on 10 November 2017 at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia. At the dinner, the CC Tan

Related articles: CC Tan Award Acceptance Speech — Peter Cuthbert Low Annual Dinner & Dance 2017 This citation was read by then Vice-President

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Employment Pass (“EP”) holders are generally only allowed to work for their employer as specified on their work pass. When EP holders

Singapore International Commercial Court Suit No 5 of 2016 (Summons No 21 of 2017) CPIT Investments Limited v Qilin World Capital Limited and another

Pursuant to section 93(5) of the Legal Profession Act, the Council of the Law Society is required to publish the findings and

The articles above are from the January 2018 issue of the Law Gazette.