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Archive: April 2018

Key Changes to the Building Management and Strata Maintenance Act This article discusses some of the key changes to the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act (Cap. 30C, 2008 Rev Ed) brought about by the Building Maintenance and Strata Management (Amendment)

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Public Prosecutor v Lam Leng Hung and others [2018] SGCA 7 (Lam Leng Hung) brought welcome public attention to the doctrine of separation of powers. Another topic that also deserves attention is the

Bite-sized primers that summarise contemporary restitution issues in Singapore. This month: a straightforward case that is not. Introduction The facts in Benzline Auto Pte Ltd v Supercars Lorinser Pte Ltd [2018] 1 SLR 239 (Benzline Auto) are simple, and the judgment of

In the previous issue of the Law Gazette, I had discussed the rise in importance

As some people will attest, it can be difficult to find good Spanish food in

“Mediation challenges the conventional wisdom that “cheap” and “good” are mutually exclusive; and its allure

Articles From This Month's Issue

Key Changes to the Building Management and Strata Maintenance Act This article discusses some of the key changes to the Building Maintenance and

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Public Prosecutor v Lam Leng Hung and others [2018] SGCA 7 (Lam Leng Hung) brought

Bite-sized primers that summarise contemporary restitution issues in Singapore. This month: a straightforward case that is not. Introduction The facts in Benzline Auto Pte

April is a significant month to me. Besides the anniversary of this column, which turns 16, I also started my law firm

This serves as a succinct update of some of the recent happenings and important news items for the Law Society going forward. First,

Dear Amicus Agony, My practice is in commercial litigation. Sometimes, I worry that this gives me a narrow outlook on the economy as

Dear Members, The Law Society and The College of Law Australia (COL) signed a memorandum of understanding on 19 March to underscore both

In the previous issue of the Law Gazette, I had discussed the rise in importance of LinkedIn for law firms and some

Competition in the legal field is intense and getting more cutthroat. In Singapore alone, there are 881 law firms,[ref] See Comparison of

As some people will attest, it can be difficult to find good Spanish food in the Orchard Road area. On a couple

A New and Cost-Efficient Mode of Determining Disputes in Court Introduction On 11 December 2017,[ref] See State Courts Registrar’s Circular No 4 of 2017

“Mediation challenges the conventional wisdom that “cheap” and “good” are mutually exclusive; and its allure lies in its recognition of the increasingly

Commendation List The list of top 14 candidates was based on the distinctions awarded to candidates. Prize Award List Pursuant to Section 4(1)(g) of the

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