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Archive: March 2020

This article focuses on the Totality principle, which requires the court to take a “last look” at all the facts and circumstances and assess whether the sentence looks wrong. First, the article unpacks the Totality principle. Next, it elaborates on the

For legal professional privilege to apply to a communication, must the communication have been made with the “dominant purpose” of seeking or giving legal advice? Or is it sufficient that the seeking and giving of such advice was one of

Dear Amicus Agony, I am a junior associate who is currently in a boutique corporate firm

Paralegal Mr Richard Lim has served the law industry since before the paralegal title even

“It’s Tuesday. You’re at your desk. The phone rings. It’s reception. A client wants to

Articles From This Month's Issue

This article focuses on the Totality principle, which requires the court to take a “last look” at all the facts and circumstances

For legal professional privilege to apply to a communication, must the communication have been made with the “dominant purpose” of seeking or

More than five years ago, whilst moving office, I contemplated working from a serviced office. Being a small firm, it seemed sensible

Dear Members, We are living in paradoxical times. We are called to solidarity while staying in solitude. We show love for others by keeping

Dear Amicus Agony, I am a junior associate who is currently in a boutique corporate firm specialising in capital markets. I have been

Singapore Law Practices today face far more challenges than before. Despite this, the opportunity exists to be bold and reward those that

Paralegal Mr Richard Lim has served the law industry since before the paralegal title even existed in Singapore and typing seven copies

“It’s Tuesday. You’re at your desk. The phone rings. It’s reception. A client wants to speak to a lawyer in your team.

The Law Society of Singapore is pleased to have held the first of our monthly Members’ Tea Sessions at Yang Coffee &

If you are reading this fresh out of university, or just after getting called, I would not recommend that you continue reading.

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The articles above are from the March 2020 issue of the Law Gazette.