Reading Time: 1 minutesการเริ่มนัดทนายเพื่อปรึกษาปัญหากฎหมายเป็นก้าวแรกที่สำคัญมาก แต่ก็เป็นเพียงก้าวแรกเท่านั้น เพราะคุณยังเหลือขั้นตอนอีกมากที่คุณต้องเตรียมพร้อมก่อนพูดคุยกับทนายของคุณ คุณอาจไม่รู้หรือไม่มั่นใจว่าต้องทำอะไรบ้าง ซึ่งก็ไม่ใช่เรื่องแปลกเลย คนส่วนใหญ่เองก็ไม่เคยมีประสบการณ์ต้องนัดปรึกษากฎหมายแบบนี้และก็ไม่รู้ขั้นตอนเหล่านี้เหมือนกัน แต่ไม่ต้องเป็นห่วงไปเพราะบทความนี้จะช่วยแนะนำขั้นตอนเตรียมตัวให้คุณเอง ก่อนอื่นคุณต้องลำดับความคิดและประเด็นที่คุณอยากปรึกษากับทนายให้เรียบร้อยก่อนเริ่มโทรหาคุณทนาย ถ้ามีเอกสารสำคัญใดๆที่ทนายของคุณควรจะรู้หรืออาจจะต้องการคุณก็อย่าลืมเตรียมมันไว้ให้เรียบร้อยก่อนด้วย Have you finally made an appointment to consult with a lawyer about that looming legal matter? Good for you. Many people don’t have much experience with legal professionals and are unsure how to prepare for that important first consultation. There are a few things you need […]
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 […]
Trans-Pacific Partnership and Intellectual Property: 4 Things You Should Know
Reading Time: 5 minutesThis article was originally published by our friends across the Causeway on TheMalaysianLawyer.com and is a guest post by Chua Sher Hann. With our social media feed flooded with so much anti Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) literature attacking this contentious trade agreement in recent months, it can be extremely tempting to jump onto the anti-TPP bandwagon. The most […]
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 […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes This article comes courtesy of Savoir LLC. For the discerning client who values discretion and discernment, Savoir LLC is the single point for all your needs. They are a bespoke law practice specialising in solutions, strategy and structures for business leaders, entrepreneurs, families and start-ups. Their services converge with only one objective – You. Offshore, […]
When a trust is not a trust: Relevant lessons from New Zealand
Reading Time: 2 minutesThis article comes courtesy of Savoir LLC. For the discerning client who values discretion and discernment, Savoir LLC is the single point for all your needs. They are a bespoke law practice specialising in solutions, strategy and structures for business leaders, entrepreneurs, families and start-ups. Their services converge with only one objective – You. When a […]
Accredited CPD Activities now available in March 2016
Reading Time: 20 minutes To our learned friends in the law profession, the deadline is coming up to reapply for your practising certificate for practice year 2016/2017. And it goes without saying that there are a required number of CPD points that you need under your belt in order to make that application. So for those of you […]