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SLR Annual Lecture 2018: The Obsolescent Judge

SLR Annual Lecture 2018: The Obsolescent Judge

This Tuesday, the Singapore Law Review (SLR) hosted their Annual Lecture, one of the key events  for NUS Law and many in the legal industry. This year, the 30th SLR Annual Lecture was delivered by Justice Aedit Abdullah (Class of 1994), who was appointed High Court Judge in 2017. Keeping in mind the objectives of...
NUS Law-Wong Partnership LegalTech Competition 2018 Launch Event

NUS Law-Wong Partnership LegalTech Competition 2018 Launch Event

With the increasing prevalence of technology in a changing legal landscape, the field of Legal Tech is growing rapidly in importance for law-related communities. The Pro Bono community has not been an exception. On 31 August 2018, the inaugural NUS Law LegalTech Competition was launched by NUS Law and Wong Partnership. At the launch event,...
Attorney-Generals Cup 2018

Attorney-Generals Cup 2018

The start of each academic year also heralds the start of the domestic moots cycle – beginning of course, with the annual Attorney General’s Cup (AG Cup). Held in our very own Moot Court, this year’s iteration of the AG Cup was graced by Deputy Attorney-General Mr. Hri Kumar Nair SC, the Honourable Justice Ms. Hoo Sheau...
Dentons Rodyk Moots 2018

Dentons Rodyk Moots 2018

Alternate title: Den[ton] there were 10 It’s that time of the year again – people, decked out in black and white, wondering if they could be of any further assistance to the court. We all know what we’re talking about – the dreaded LARC moots. Regardless of whether you actually pleased the court, or were...
Advocacy Cup 2018

Advocacy Cup 2018

With every new year comes yet another edition of the annual Advocacy. Sponsored by Drew & Napier, this year’s problem was much like a locked-room mystery. As the saying goes, ‘don’t cry over spilt milk’ – but did anyone say anything about dying over spilt milk? Just like last year’s finals, this year’s finalists gave...
ICAM 2018 Grand Finals

ICAM 2018 Grand Finals

The International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition (ICAM for short and so I don’t have to keep typing) is one of the youngest local moots available and is also organized by the youngest of the “Big Four” firms in Singapore, Wong Partnership. This year was the 10-year anniversary of the ICAM (it’s a P4 student!) and...
An Insight into Forensics - CJC

An Insight into Forensics – CJC

In Singapore, forensic science has played a significant role in fighting crime and resolving criminal cases. From PP v Tan Chor Jin to the more recent case in PP v Govindasamy s/o Nallaiah, forensic evidence has become more pivotal than ever. But how many of us know much about evidence? How can one learn more? Last Saturday,...
Law Careers Fair 2018

Law Careers Fair 2018

Law Careers Fair 2018 took place on the 26th of January at NUS Law. Representatives from the various law firms, as well as the Singapore Legal Service, set up their booths in the Moot Court and at the Oei Tiong Ham Building. Students had the opportunity to learn more about each law firm as well...
LCF Feature - Rajah and Tann

LCF Feature – Rajah and Tann

Rajah and Tann Asia comprises multiple firms in the region. Each firm offers the highest standards of service to locally based clients, helping to handle complex regional and cross-border transactions and to provide seamlessly excellent legal counsel across the region. Rajah and Tann’s area of practice includes, but is not limited to, general corporate and...
LCF Feature - Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow

LCF Feature – Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Baker McKenzie is a leading global law firm, with over 60 years of history and 77 offices across 47 countries. The firm specialises in a wide range of practice areas, including corporate transactions and taxation laws. Baker McKenzie has been ranked by Thomson Reuters for eight years running as the Number 1 Firm in the...
LCF Feature - WongPartnership LLP

LCF Feature – WongPartnership LLP

  WongPartnership is a premier law firm, specialising in various fields of law including mergers and acquisitions. They have also been involved in high-profile litigation and arbitration matters, as well as advisory and transactional work. Recently, the firm launched WPG, a regional law network, comprising WongPartnership and its member firms from countries around the region....
LCF Feature - Tan Kok Quan Partnership

LCF Feature – Tan Kok Quan Partnership

Tan Kok Quan Partnership is a leading full-service law firm providing legal services across a broad spectrum of industry sectors. Today their firm has grown to more than 35 lawyers and continues to have a reputation for top-quality legal services, frequently garnering plaudits from clients and independent leading legal publications such as Asian Legal Business,...