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Making a Mitigation Plea in Singapore

Reading Time: 6 minutesAfter a person is found guilty of an offence, the Court will decide on the punishment. The prosecution will usually submit a sentence which their office sees as befitting of the offence. In response, the offender or his lawyer is entitled to make a plea in mitigation. The Court will pass sentence after hearing the prosecution’s […]

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The SLIP & TRIP Protocol

Reading Time: 3 minutesCommon Accidents Slip / trip and fall accidents are one of the most common accidents that occur every day. If you have slipped / tripped and fallen on someone else’s property and suffered an injury as a result of the property owner’s negligence, you could be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering, medical […]

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What do you know about motor insurance?

Reading Time: 5 minutesWith about a million vehicles on our roads, what should you know about the compulsory insurance framework and your motor insurance coverage? As specialised motor insurance lawyers, here are some frequently asked questions on motor insurance from drivers that we have represented in the course of our work. The basics The compulsory motor insurance framework […]

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Workplace Safety, Injuries, & The Law: A Practical Guide – Part Three

Reading Time: 6 minutesGiven the broad scope of this subject on workplace safety, workplace injuries, and the law, this guide will be presented in three parts, each addressing one of the following key areas: What is the employer’s “Golden Rule” in the context of workplace safety; Is it sufficient for employers to follow industry-wide practices for employee safety […]

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The Mental Capacity Act: A Guide

Reading Time: 6 minutesScientific and medical advances in recent times have seen an increase in the life expectancy of humankind. However, what happens when our minds deteriorate faster than our bodies? This is a real challenge in modern society and is only set to become a more prevalent issue. According to data from Alzheimer’s Disease International 10/66 Dementia […]

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Workplace Safety, Injuries, & The Law: A Practical Guide – Part Two

Reading Time: 4 minutesGiven the broad scope of this subject on workplace safety, workplace injuries, and the law, this guide will be presented in three parts, each addressing one of the following key areas: What is the employer’s “Golden Rule” in the context of workplace safety; Is it sufficient for employers to follow industry-wide practices for employee safety […]

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FAQ on Divorce Proceedings in Singapore – Asset Division (Part 3)

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn this 3-part series, we take a look at some of the frequently asked questions that we hear from our readers and answered by matrimonial lawyers, Dorothy Chai and Chong Yue-En from Dorothy Chai and Mary Ong Law Practice. In the last part of this series, the lawyers answer questions relating to assets and maintenance.  Read the first 2 parts […]

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Workplace Safety, Injuries, & The Law: A Practical Guide – Part One

Reading Time: 5 minutesGiven the broad scope of the subject of workplace safety, workplace injuries and the law, this guide is presented in three parts, each addressing the following key areas: What is the employer’s “Golden Rule” in the context of workplace safety; Is it sufficient for employers to follow industry-wide practices for employee safety measures; and How […]

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LGBT Couples in Singapore: 6 Things You Need to Know

Reading Time: 11 minutesLesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transsexual (LGBT) persons in Singapore may face legal obstacles under Singapore law. This is because of the lack of legal recognition of LGBT couples and families, and the fact that many of our laws and institutions do not adequately provide for the unique needs of LGBT couples and families. Often, it […]

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FAQ on Divorce Proceedings in Singapore (Part 2)

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn this 3-part series, we take a look at some of the frequently asked questions that we hear from our readers and answered by matrimonial lawyers, Dorothy Chai and Chong Yue-En from Dorothy Chai and Mary Ong Law Practice. In part 2 of this series, the lawyers answer questions relating to custody and care and […]