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Archive: December 2019

The Prague Rules were drafted by lawyers with a Civil Law background and were officially introduced in December 2018. Their goal is not to override any existing arbitration or procedural rules but rather to provide parties with another choice of how

This article uses the recent UK case of Woodward v Phoenix Healthcare Distribution [2019] EWCA Civ 985 as a starting point to explore the issue of whether legal practitioners are obliged to point out their opponent’s errors as a matter

Singapore will have a new appellate division in the High Court. This is a historic development. Its rationale has largely been put on the basis that it has become necessary to address the rising number of cases reaching the Court

In 2013, a group of designers, lawyers and technologists at Stanford University came together with

It’s a familiar refrain. “Step up”. “Make more of a contribution”. “Show more initiative”. “Be

1.0 Overview and Objectives About 25 Chairpersons and members of Law Society’s practice committees organised a

Articles From This Month's Issue

The Prague Rules were drafted by lawyers with a Civil Law background and were officially introduced in December 2018. Their goal is

This article uses the recent UK case of Woodward v Phoenix Healthcare Distribution [2019] EWCA Civ 985 as a starting point to

Singapore will have a new appellate division in the High Court. This is a historic development. Its rationale has largely been put

Dear Member, Some mornings, I wake up feeling like I’m really God-sent. I’m a fantastic employee, a wonderful daughter, mum and wife (a

Dear Amicus Agony, I used to think that the incredulous turnover/burnout/leaving-the-industry rates were myths (or at least exaggerations). Now, it’s been a bare

As the last year and decade draws to a close, I shall take time in this final message of the year to

Derric Yeoh was one of the recipients of the Law Society’s sponsorship for young lawyers to attend overseas conferences. As part of

In 2013, a group of designers, lawyers and technologists at Stanford University came together with the aim of developing innovative solutions to

It’s a familiar refrain. “Step up”. “Make more of a contribution”. “Show more initiative”. “Be more proactive”. Managers give these statements with

The Law Society of Singapore's Public Law Conference was held on 8 October 2019, drawing a good turnout of more than 130

General Views of the Publication This book is basically a guide to the law and procedures governing tribunals. It is plain reading and

There are some we meet in passing and forget as soon as they go. There are some we remember with pleasure and

With the festive season just around the corner, I am just reveling in the Christmas cheer! Making a list, checking it twice,

Men’s Suiting   All photos unless otherwise specified by Peggy Goh (Instagram: @pegtodiffer - www.instagram.com/pegtodiffer) At a certain time in your life, every man will

1.0 Overview and Objectives About 25 Chairpersons and members of Law Society’s practice committees organised a trip to Wellington in early September 2019

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