In view of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) mandate to phase out all corporate cheques by 2025, the Legal Profession (Solicitors Accounts) Rules (SAR) was amended on 12 April 2022 to allow members to transit to effecting withdrawals from
In the setting of a sole proprietorship or small-sized firm where the key responsibilities lie on just one principal lawyer, what happens to the law practice, its employees and clients when the principal lawyer is unwell or incapacitated, or loses
Congratulations on your recent call to the Bar! You are no doubt excited about what lies ahead. It can be daunting and overwhelming as there is so much to learn and so much to do. But where do you start?
As a practising matrimonial lawyer, I find it almost impossible to separate work from life. Perpetuators have no “working hours” – our clients may experience trauma, helplessness and violence anytime round the clock. Apart from having to respond to clients
It’s been about 15 years since I embarked on my law degree on an apple-shaped island down under. Back in the day, Tasmania had a small but growing Singaporean population of mostly law and medicine undergraduates. Unfortunately, UTAS was a
“There are just two questions to ask to attain success in business: First, ‘What business am I in?’ Second, ‘How’s business?’” I always find this quote from Peter F. Drucker to be an elegantly simple encapsulation of how to run the rule over
Law firms that communicate with their employees about what they want from work and put in place smart strategies to deliver workplace promises will have a huge advantage in attracting and retaining the best talent. We are hearing a lot about