Lawyer Farhana speaking at a structuring successful partnerships event with Lawyer Faith Sing and Lawyer Chia Yong Yong as the other two panelists and moderated by Samson Leo
[Photos] Forming a Partnership with LadyBoss & Withers KhattarWong

Reading Time: 2 minutesAsia Law Network partnered with LadyBoss Asia and Withers KhattarWong to host an event on Startup Edition: Forming Partnerships. We discussed how startups can leverage strategic and internal partnerships to charge their growth, and how to best structure these partnerships for success. We invited a great panel of experienced lawyers from our network of lawyers: Farhana […]

Lawyer Feature – Farhana Siddiqui from Withers KhattarWong

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialise in and why you choose this practice area I focus on corporate finance with focus on M&A (public and PE), acquisition finance and debt capital markets. And they chose me! I wanted to be a litigator but did a seat in corporate and fell in love with structuring deals and the […]

Lawyer Feature – Chia Yong Yong from Chia Yong Yong Law Corporation

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area I am a corporate lawyer, with particular interest in applying a holistic approach to the development of businesses, whether they be start-ups, SMEs or larger corporations. My 30-over years of experience in a broad spectrum of legal practice, and recent years in the […]

[Photos] How to Engage A Lawyer Depending on your Stage of Startup Funding @ NUS Enterprise

Reading Time: 2 minutesAsiaLawNetwork partnered with NUS Enterprise and e27 to organize a panel discussion on how startups can work with lawyers depending on their stage of funding on 6th July 2017. This event was for startups to ask experienced lawyers their questions on how they can engage lawyers to meet their legal needs as they progress through […]

Lawyer Feature – Samuel Yuen from Yuen Law LLC

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area Depending on who you ask, I am specialising variously in Corporate law, securities and fundraising laws, M&A work or Intellectual Property laws.  I recall, as a young undergraduate, intentionally seeking to train only at law practices that would allow me to ‘cross practice’.  […]

[Photos] Tech + Law = NewLaw @ General Assembly

Reading Time: 2 minutesAsiaLawNetwork partnered with ZHIANT and General Assembly to organize a Meetup group discussion on the impact of legal technology at General Assembly on 11 July 2017. Lawyers, law students, developers and individuals from various professions gathered to discuss disruptive legal technologies, a survey of new jobs for lawyers and who will be employing them. We […]

Lawyer Feature – Ronald JJ Wong from Covenant Chambers LLC

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area I practise in commercial litigation, and corporate advisory and transactions. I practise in these areas because there is great satisfaction in intellectually engaging many different areas of law which apply in a myriad of circumstances, while serving people to try and achieve just […]

[Photos] Cyberbullying and Defamation Panel Discussion @ Collision 8

Reading Time: 2 minutesAsiaLawNetwork partnered with Collision 8, Ministry of Funny and the Singapore Kindness Movement to organize a panel event on cyberbullying and defamation at Collision 8 on 8 June 2017. This event was to discuss the increasingly relevant topic of cyberbullying and online defamation in the Internet age, and to share legal advice on what individuals […]

Lawyer Feature – Ushan Premaratne from Withers KhattarWong

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area I specialize in dispute resolution and guide my clients through potential and actual legal disputes. I believe in achieving commercial solutions and through the offering of practical legal advice, I assist my clients to settle their disputes in an amicable and cost effective […]

Lawyer Feature – Srijit Jeshua Shashedaran from Netto & Magin LLC

Reading Time: 2 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area My firm is a full- service firm. We do a variety of matters. I have been involved in Construction disputes, Commercial & Company Law disputes, Divorce matters and Criminal matters. Practicing in a range of matters, gives me perspective and also deepens my […]

Lawyer Feature – Pratap Kishan from Ho Wong Law Practice LLC

Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialise in and why you choose this practice area I handle a cross-section of civil and commercial litigation, matrimonial matters and criminal law. I also handle arbitration both in Singapore and International Arbitration.  I started out as a young lawyer many years ago wanting to specialise in criminal law, however I did […]

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 […]