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Second opinion for legal advice — should you get one?

Reading Time: 4 minutesShould you get a second opinion? Ok! You’ve just gotten some legal advice from a lawyer. They might be a friend or family member who is a lawyer, or a lawyer that you have engaged and paid to give you legal advice. You are now equipped with your options and information to make your decision […]

Getting legal help is not as difficult or expensive as you think

Reading Time: 4 minutesGetting legal help is like pulling teeth, right? Most people think that it’s expensive, inconvenient and difficult to get a lawyer. Indeed, there seems to be no easy and straightforward method to choose a lawyer out of the 4,885 legal practitioners in 863 law firms in Singapore. Many are also intimidated at the prospect of […]

Checklist for selecting an online lawyer

Reading Time: 3 minutesHow can you search for a lawyer online? So you decided to search for a lawyer online. You fire up good old Google and the search engine responds. According to the Law Society of Singapore, there are about 4,834 practitioners in 879 law firms in Singapore. That’s a lot of lawyers that are going to […]

How to find the best Singapore lawyer for your case

Reading Time: 5 minutesIt isn’t always straightforward to find the best Singapore lawyer for your case Finding legal help at crucial moments can be unnerving and stressful at times. With so many lawyers in Singapore, it is almost impossible for consumers to figure out who is the best Singapore lawyer to take their case. The truth is that […]

Getting Legal Advice is No Longer Difficult or Expensive — S$49 with Asia Law Network’s New Quick Consult Service

Reading Time: 7 minutesGetting legal help is hard Whether you’re hiring a lawyer for the first time or seeking a second opinion about your legal options, getting legal help in Singapore can be a daunting experience. Unless you have very close friends or family members who are lawyers, finding legal guidance can be agitating. Introducing Quick Consult — […]

Chances are, sooner or later, you’ll need a lawyer.

Reading Time: 3 minutesLaw affects almost every part of your life. If you are aged between 25-30, you’d have already sought legal advice from a lawyer or will need one soon. A common misconception is that lawyers are only needed to get you out of a sticky situation. In truth, they are also trained to give legal advice to […]

How can I be sure I’m selecting the right lawyer?

Reading Time: 2 minutesAll lawyers in private practice must hold a valid practicing certificate issued by the Registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore. Be sure to do a search online but recognize that law firm’s websites are not always updated. Law Society is unable to recommend a particular lawyer or law practice but you are able to […]

What should I be able to expect from a lawyer I engage?

Reading Time: 1 minutesLawyers are required to exercise the following under their professional conduct rules (This list is not exhaustive): Be diligent and honest in dealing with you Keep you and your case information confidential Undertake work in a way that does not unnecessarily escalate their fees Complete work within reasonable time frame Be a competent representation for […]

Can my lawyer choose not to work with me?

Reading Time: 1 minutesYes, just as you may discharge your lawyers any time, they can also discharge themselves on certain grounds: His discharge does not cause harm to your interest and the discharge is mutually agreed Your lawyer believes that the engagement will bring about a serious adverse effect upon his/her health You breach an agreement with your […]

How can I make the most of my interaction with the lawyer?

Reading Time: 1 minutesBe dead honest with your lawyer. Lawyers are unable to access the extent of your matter if you do not provide a full disclosure of what is involved. This means to also provide as much details and documents relating to the matter. Discuss legal fees upfront to prevent future disputes. Lawyers should be able to […]

What are some of the legal issues that are best done with specialized lawyers?

Reading Time: 1 minutesThere are some areas where you’ll probably need a specialist practitioner.  They include: Accident and Personal Injury Claims Bankruptcy & Insolvency Conveyancing for both Landlords and Tenants Divorce and Family Matters Criminal Matters For any of the above matters, our search function at AsiaLawNetwork.com makes it easy to get a list of relevant lawyers for […]

What you need to know about selecting your lawyer

Reading Time: 1 minutesFinding legal help at crucial moments can be unnerving. We have put together a series of checklists which might help you better understand how the process of choosing a lawyer that fits your needs – so they can provide you with independent legal advice. This list is non-exhaustive and serves only as a guide. (Click […]