Justin Lim
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Justin is a writer for the Asia Law Network and a Law student at Oxford University, Class of 2022. He loves learning, being challenged, and laughing

What Constitutes an Online Gaming Offence in Singapore?
Gambling,Personal

Reading Time: 5 minutesWe know gambling other than with exempted vendors such as Singapore Pools, or in circumstances which do not attract statutory exemptions or defences,is illegal in Singapore. However, with changes in technology and a proliferation of offerings in social media increasing the risk of online gambling addictions, how has the legal landscape changed to enforce Singapore’s […]

Outrage of Modesty: Risks and Legal Recourse
Personal

Reading Time: 4 minutesOn 28 March 2019, the Straits Times reported the case of Bryan Fang Zhongquan: Fang was jailed for 12 weeks for “[filming] 14 women relieving themselves”. Earlier in the month, an SMU student was arrested for “aggravated outrage of modesty”; in a separate incident, a construction worker was jailed for molesting a boy on the […]

Who is responsible if an AI diagnoses your disease wrongly? 
medical negligence,Personal

Reading Time: 6 minutesAs technology advances, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will play an increasingly greater role in both simple and complex tasks that humans were previously tasked to complete. The healthcare sector is no exception, with Clinical Decision Support (CDS) software unlocking the potential for hospitals to assess individual diagnoses while cutting costs. As the adoption of this technology into […]

How does an escrow account work in Singapore?  
Business,Business Advice,Personal,Properties and Real Estate

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn Singapore, escrow accounts are used predominantly by solicitors in conveyancing transactions to control the flow of funds during various stages of the transaction. This article will look at the role of escrow accounts in conveyancing and the other purposes escrow accounts can serve. By understanding what the term means, you can better navigate and […]

What constitutes an illegal public assembly or procession?
Criminal and Litigation,Personal

Reading Time: 7 minutesIn the past six months alone, several illegal assemblies have left Singaporeans perplexed over what an “illegal assembly” means. This article takes a deeper look into the reasons to why these cases have made the term more contentious of late. In doing so, we hope to help you make a more informed decision before committing […]