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Archive: November 2020

This article discusses how contracting parties may mitigate the negative impact of infectious disease outbreaks on their pre-existing contractual obligations, through the appropriate use of risk allocation, choice of law, and dispute resolution clauses. It considers the implications of the

Section 37 of the Civil Law Act The past two decades have witnessed significant developments in the area of a doctor’s duty to advise his patient. Whilst observers are still digesting the full implications of the Hii Chii Kok modifications

“The WJP is an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting the rule of law. We

“There is no comfort in the growth zone and no growth in the comfort zone.”

Law Society of Singapore v Tan Chun Chuen Malcolm [2020] SGHC 166 Introduction It is trite that

Articles From This Month's Issue

This article discusses how contracting parties may mitigate the negative impact of infectious disease outbreaks on their pre-existing contractual obligations, through the

Section 37 of the Civil Law Act The past two decades have witnessed significant developments in the area of a doctor’s duty

2020 has been an interesting year, to say the least. Many people consider it a “wasted year”. Others wish it never came

Where there’s a will, there’s a way … to give a legacy. (Adapted from opening remarks at a Community Foundation of Singapore-LSPBS “Legacy

The Publications Committee’s annual Legal Writing Seminar was held virtually on 4 November 2020 with the theme “Out-of-the-box Written Advocacy”. Behind that

Identifying the Human, Vehicular and Environmental Factors in Road Traffic Accidents Introduction One accident is one too many. In 2019, Singapore had 7,666 road

With the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing this year, it was a huge disappointment that our Annual Cross Country Run/Race could not

“The WJP is an international non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting the rule of law. We believe that the rule of law is

The learned author, Colin Liew, of Legal Professional Privilege (Singapore: Academy Publishing, 2020), threads the needle by putting together a comprehensive tome

“There is no comfort in the growth zone and no growth in the comfort zone.” — Unknown It is indeed no secret that

This eulogy for the late Mr Elias was presented by Mr Philip Fong on behalf of the firm at the Memorial Service

Law Society of Singapore v Tan Chun Chuen Malcolm [2020] SGHC 166 Introduction It is trite that lawyers owe fiduciary duties to their clients

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