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Archive: March 2019

The Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision in BOM v BOK was groundbreaking because it recognised and applied a narrow form of the doctrine of unconscionability in Singapore. This has wide-ranging implications for legal practitioners for whom a new vitiating factor

Considerable uncertainty has arisen over the issue of whether any particular order would be an “interlocutory order” for purposes of paragraph 5(h) of the Fifth Schedule of the Supreme Court of Judicature Act (as amended by the Supreme Court of

Recently, the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Law (NUS Law), the Syariah Court of Singapore, and the MUIS Academy, with the support of the Law Society’s Muslim Law Practice Committee collaborated to launch a new Muslim Law Practice Course

This article is brought to you by the Law Society of Singapore’s Legal Research &

There is a feeling in the legal world that fundamental change is something like turning

When I picked up Dr William Wan's book, Through the Valley, my first impression was

Articles From This Month's Issue

The Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision in BOM v BOK was groundbreaking because it recognised and applied a narrow form of the

Considerable uncertainty has arisen over the issue of whether any particular order would be an “interlocutory order” for purposes of paragraph 5(h)

Recently, the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Law (NUS Law), the Syariah Court of Singapore, and the MUIS Academy, with the

This welcome speech was delivered by the President at Jus Makan, Law Society Pro Bono Services’ fund-raising gala dinner on 29 March

Dear Members, Transforming and Future-Proofing our Law Practices As you may have read in the Business Times (2 March 2019, https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/brunch/legaltech-and-the-law-how-tech-will-change-the-practice), the Law Society

I have just started watching the legal drama Suits. In one episode, rookie associate Mike Ross questions his boss, Harvey Hecter on

This article is brought to you by the Law Society of Singapore’s Legal Research & Development department. It marks the start of

There is a feeling in the legal world that fundamental change is something like turning the Titanic. Many of us believe deep

When I picked up Dr William Wan's book, Through the Valley, my first impression was that it is a book for the

Zafferano is perched on top of Ocean Financial Centre, promising elevated views and providing a tranquil sanctuary from the stresses of city

A Singapore delegation of 12 lawyers, led by Chairperson of the Law Society of Singapore’s Intellectual Property Practice Committee Mr Jonathan Foong,

Commendation List The list of top 26 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 March 2019 issue of the Law Gazette.