Chloe Lee
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“Now the writer, as I think, has the chance to live more than other people in the presence of this reality. It is his business to find it and collect it and communicate it to the rest of us.” - Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own

Gillian Tan, Of Counsel of That.Legal, believes that working from home as a new mother is empowering.  
Know Your Lawyer (KYL),Lawyer Features,Trade Marks,Uncategorized

Reading Time: 4 minutesIf there is one good thing that arose out of the COVID-19 pandemic, it would be that it has significantly changed the way businesses, including law firms, work. Under the rules as at the date of writing, work from home (“WFH”) is the default mode in Singapore since disaster struck in late in 2019. While […]

The role of culture on divorce, and its impacts on how a divorce proceeding is handled.
Divorce and Child Custody,Marriage

Reading Time: 5 minutesDivorce is far from a simple or straightforward matter. The considerations are often multifarious, but one intangible yet omnipresent aspect is none other than culture. From customs to communication methods, culture finds itself underpinning our beliefs, values and decision-making process for significant life events, such as divorce. In this article, we will examine the role […]

Commentary on Model and Artist’s Legal Tussle: Are my image rights as a model in a photograph protected from commercial use in Singapore?
TechLaw

Reading Time: 7 minutes  In late March 2021, local model Duan Mei Yue and artist Allison Low found themselves in a legal tussle that made it all the way into mainstream media.[1] Low had referenced a photo of Duan’s for her artwork that bore a high resemblance to the latter’s likeness, allegedly without Duan’s permission. The artwork was […]

TLDR: Central issue of Singapore’s first cryptocurrency case, Quoine v B2C2
Blockchain Technology,Cryptocurrency

Reading Time: 5 minutesAbout this case This was a legally novel case as it was the first time the defence of unilateral mistake was raised in the context of algorithmic trading and the formation of contracts by such means – a first in cryptocurrency cases.  Facts & Background Quoine is a cryptocurrency exchange platform operator, while B2C2 Ltd […]

Know Your Lawyer: Dawn Tan, Managing Director of Ashurst ADTLaw, is a practitioner of Sogetsu Ikebana and the law
Know Your Lawyer (KYL),Lawyer Features,Uncategorized

Reading Time: 5 minutesOne of Dawn’s hobbies outside of work include Sogetsu Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement. To draw parallels between Dawn’s pursuit of Ikebana and the law, their similarities include the high standards to which she practises both (having obtained her teacher’s diploma in Sogetsu Ikebana). The calm and contemplative nature of Ikebana, in which […]

TLDR: Man of unsound mind murders father, Court Appeal by Defence dismissed.
Criminal and Litigation,TLDR Case Summaries

Reading Time: 4 minutesNote: The TLDR series serves to present cases in a more informative and digestible way by condensing full length published judgements.   About this case Tan Kok Meng v Public Prosecutor [2021] SGCA 55 – This was an appeal from the decision of the High Court that Mr Tan Kok Meng (the Appellant) had committed the act […]

Know Your Lawyer: Mark Teng, Executive Director at That.Legal LLC, on why he is That. lawyer.
Intellectual Property,Know Your Lawyer (KYL),Lawyer Features

Reading Time: 4 minutesMark is many things – it would be much easier if I started with what Mark is not. For starters, Mark is not your average lawyer. He is not a meek acceptor of his status quo and is certainly not a follower. “There’s a certain opportunity in the market right now, and I want to […]

Know Your Lawyer: Cephas Yee, Partner at Aquinas Law Alliance, deems creative problem solving essential for effective lawyering.
Know Your Lawyer (KYL),Lawyer Features,Uncategorized

Reading Time: 5 minutesCephas vividly remembers a time when he acted on behalf of a wealthy businessman. His business partner had backed out of the deal at the last minute. Upset, the businessman had engaged Cephas to help him recover his monetary losses from the other party. However, after taking the case, Cephas got the feeling that it […]