Celebrating Lee Kuan Yew the lawyer

Reading Time: 4 minutes2016 marks the 51st year of Singapore’s independence. It is also the first year since the passing of one of Singapore’s founding fathers, Lee Kuan Yew. Lee Kuan Yew will always be remembered for being the first prime minister of Singapore and the leader of the People’s Action Party. But what is not as well […]

3 things to know before you accept the terms and conditions of Pokemon Go

Reading Time: 5 minutes  Given the long awaited release of Pokemon Go in Singapore, it is almost certain that most Singaporeans gamers would just scroll through the Terms of Service (ToS) and simply click ‘accept’ without reading the ToS carefully. Frankly, no one likes the idea of carefully reading through a few thousand words of dense and sometimes […]

Can NUS orientation student “victims” take legal action?

Reading Time: 6 minutes  A recap on the NUS Saga On 26th July, The New Paper published a report claiming an increase of sexualized activities in the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) orientation camps.   The report included anecdotes of simulated rape scenes as well as students being pressured to answer sexual questions. NUS then commenced investigations to determine the scale […]

Can Taylor Swift sue Kanye West and Kim Kardashian for leaked convo…if this happened in Singapore?

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe interwebs were recently ablaze with a Snapchat video of a phone conversation between Kanye West and Taylor Swift.  Leaked by Kim Kardashian, the video shows West asking Swift for her opinion on a line from his song “Famous”. This video is the latest twist in a bitter feud between West and Swift.  West’s song […]

Can California Fitness customers do anything to get their money back?

Reading Time: 4 minutesOn 20th July 2016, California Fitness customers received notice that the gyms in Novena and Bugis were to be closed with immediate effect. Many were caught by surprise, especially new gym members who had recently purchased gym memberships. It was also announced that Tim Reid and Theresa Ng of Ferrier Hodgson were appointed as provisional […]

Schoolboy hit by car caught on camera, who is at fault?

Reading Time: 4 minutesRecently, a viral video has been making its rounds on the internet. The minute long video features a schoolboy who runs across a road and ends up flying in the air after being hit by a car. Thankfully, the schoolboy did not appear to be seriously injured and eventually got up with some help. The […]

An introduction to the Knowledge Archive

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Knowledge Archive is written and built with different users in mind. Although the initial focus is on law and the legal industry in Singapore, the articles will expand into other professional areas as our platform develops. Some readers may seek to further their understanding of certain topics before seeking professional assistance. Other readers come […]