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Archive: April 2019

The Brickenden rule, which was thought to provide an exception to the requirement of but-for causation of loss in equitable compensation for breach of fiduciary duty, has recently been rejected by the Singapore High Court in Winsta Holding Pte Ltd

This commentary visits a decision of the Singapore Court of Appeal, Simpson Marine (SEA) Pte Ltd v Jiacipto Jiaravanon [2019] SGCA 7 concerning a common scenario: the refundability of a deposit remitted for the purpose of reserving goods. This short

This article discusses the importance of an autochthonous regime of law and how the development of such a regime can assist Singapore’s maritime industry. Introduction The maritime industry is a lifeblood of Singapore’s economy. There is constant pressure on Singapore

Insights from a Forensic Scientist Experts are given the privilege albeit heavy responsibility to express expert

In the last few decades, alternative dispute resolution, or ADR, has seen a meteoric rise

I consider it an honour to have been asked by the Law Society to write

Articles From This Month's Issue

The Brickenden rule, which was thought to provide an exception to the requirement of but-for causation of loss in equitable compensation for

This commentary visits a decision of the Singapore Court of Appeal, Simpson Marine (SEA) Pte Ltd v Jiacipto Jiaravanon [2019] SGCA 7

This article discusses the importance of an autochthonous regime of law and how the development of such a regime can assist Singapore’s

This speech was delivered by the President at the Litigation Conference 2019 held on 22 and 23 April. Good morning Guest of

Dear Members, P&P Costs We ran a P&P costs survey which ended on 18 March and received feedback from 70 law practices as well

A Clearer Definition of “Prospective Client” is Needed Introduction Lawyers owe ethical duties to prospective clients, such as the duty of confidentiality and

Collaborating to Secure the Future of Legal Practice It has been one year since the Law Society of Singapore and the College of

Insights from a Forensic Scientist Experts are given the privilege albeit heavy responsibility to express expert opinions in their respective specialisations to assist

In the last few decades, alternative dispute resolution, or ADR, has seen a meteoric rise in popularity amongst individuals and businesses looking

I consider it an honour to have been asked by the Law Society to write an article about the late Mr Lim

One of the busiest districts in Singapore isn’t exactly the picture of relaxation if you have frequented the perennially hectic streets of

Dentons Rodyk sent a contingent to participate in this year’s Chingay 2019 with a special focus on commemorating Singapore’s Bicentennial. It is

The articles above are from the April 2019 issue of the Law Gazette.