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Archive: November 2019

A snapshot of the amendments to the Employment Act that came into effect on 1 April 2019. Introduction 1 April 2019 was a watershed moment in the legal development of Singapore’s Employment Law. I personally saw our labour movement’s lobbying efforts in

Can an employer dismiss an employee for conduct which was the result of a mental condition or illness? Is mental impairment a form of disability for the purpose of employment law? Would such a dismissal be justified or wrongful amounting

Should you change your existing business structure from sole-proprietorship or a partnership to a company?

Background – The “Panama Papers” Leak In 2016, an anonymous source released 11.5 million client files

This year, the Annual Law Society Cross-Country Run took place yet again at Bedok Reservoir

Articles From This Month's Issue

A snapshot of the amendments to the Employment Act that came into effect on 1 April 2019. Introduction 1 April 2019 was a watershed

Can an employer dismiss an employee for conduct which was the result of a mental condition or illness? Is mental impairment a

Dear Members, Secretariat is looking forward to working with Council 2020. As we bade farewell to Mr Anand Nalachandran and welcome Mr Derric

This speech was delivered by the President at the Law Society’s Annual Dinner on 15 November 2019. Distinguished Members of the Judiciary, Justices

Dear Amicus Agony, I am a fourth year PQE in a small firm which does mainly civil litigation. Recently, my partner approached me

Should you change your existing business structure from sole-proprietorship or a partnership to a company? A tax professional’s angle. According to the Commissioner

Pressure is an inevitable part of working in the legal profession. While the type of pressure might be different between those in

Background – The “Panama Papers” Leak In 2016, an anonymous source released 11.5 million client files from what was then the fourth-largest offshore

This year, the Annual Law Society Cross-Country Run took place yet again at Bedok Reservoir on 3 August 2019. This was the

a True Story by Tan Ooi Boon A law graduate, Ooi Boon is a law and crime specialist who covered the crime scene

When should one invoke an account of profits? How should one go about asserting an equitable claim over property? Why does the

I have discovered a wonderful Modern European restaurant and bar hidden like a gem within the hustle and bustle of City Hall.

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