What’s the difference between advocates, solicitors, barristers, counsels, notaries, lawyers and attorney in Singapore?
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Reading Time: 4 minutesWhy so many legal terms for lawyers? All of us have come to recognise different words referring to lawyers such as barrister, solicitor, notary, advocate, counsel and attorney. Are they the same? What really is the difference? How do you know which type of lawyer you need? Each of them defined Let’s kick off with […]

How many lawyers are there in Singapore? [Infographic]
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Reading Time: 2 minutesEver wondered how many lawyers there are in Singapore? According to the Law Society of Singapore, there are 4,834 lawyers with practicing certificates in Singapore as of 2015. A lawyer in Singapore must have a practicing certificate to practice It is mandatory for a lawyer to have a valid practicing certificate issued by the Law […]

Lawyer Feature – Kelvin Tan from Vicki Heng Law Corporation
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Reading Time: 3 minutesAreas that you specialize in and why you choose this practice area My main areas of practice would be civil and commercial litigation. I also handle the usual family law matters like divorce, adoption and mental capacity act cases. Separately, we also have a corporate advisory practice largely for SMEs. I have always enjoyed litigation […]

Lawyer Feature – Chia Yong Yong from Chia Yong Yong Law Corporation
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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 […]

Lawyer Feature – Samuel Yuen from Yuen Law LLC
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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’.  […]

Lawyer Feature – Ronald JJ Wong from Covenant Chambers LLC
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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 […]

Lawyer Feature – Ushan Premaratne from Withers KhattarWong
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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
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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
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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 […]

Lawyer Feature – Tan Cheow Hung from Beacon Law Corporation
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Reading Time: 4 minutesAreas that you specialise in and why you choose this practice area The greater part of my experience has been in Dispute Resolution. I have represented clients in a diverse range of civil and commercial disputes; including shareholders’ and partnership disputes, employment disputes, defamation proceedings, construction disputes, banking disputes and tortious claims.  In recent years, […]