Reading Time: 6 minutesIt’s not rare to keep valuable, or even potentially embarrassing information under wraps. In fact, it should be the norm. In early 2017, as the South Korean technology company, Samsung, began to roll-out its new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, local online media outlet, Mothership, reported that a Singaporean man was asked to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement […]
What Is A Breach Of Contract? What Can You Do About It?
Reading Time: 7 minutesThere are plenty of agreements that you may make throughout your lifetime. But if the party with whom you form the agreement does not fulfill his/her obligations, or fulfills them in an unsatisfactory manner, does the law afford you any recourse? It depends – is there even a contract in the first place? Contracts are […]
A guide to Singapore’s Lemon Law – The law protecting consumers in Singapore
Reading Time: 8 minutesWhat is a lemon law? Lemon laws are consumer protection laws that provide remedies to consumers who have been given defective goods. The name dates back to the 1960s when new cars with several manufacturing defects were referred to as “lemons”, and laws were passed to combat a proliferation of said cars. Over the years, […]
What’s the difference between advocates, solicitors, barristers, counsels, notaries, lawyers and attorney in Singapore?
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 […]