In our Lawyer Feature series, we get a glimpse into lives of the lawyers who contribute articles and thought leadership with Asia Law Network when they are not practicing the law. We want to put a face to the lawyer and bring out the color and texture of who they are.

Australia: Andrew Douglas, Managing Principal of FCW Lawyers addresses why wellbeing in law firms has to be a top priority.

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe fourth Regional Law Firm Management Forum organised by The Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) is happening in Singapore on 18 October 2019 at the Mandarin Oriental. Leading up to the forum, ALN had the opportunity to conduct an email interview with one of the speakers, Mr Andrew Douglas, the Managing Principal of FCW […]

Lawyer Feature: Ken Chia, Associate Principal of Baker McKenzie shares the importance of leveraging technology to lawyer better.

Reading Time: 5 minutesTechnology is ubiquitous in our everyday lives, and it is certainly gaining its foothold in the legal industry. Extensive efforts by the Singapore Academy of Law and the Ministry of Law to promote the adoption of legal technology, such as the publication of the Legal Technology Vision in 2018 and the recent TechLaw.Fest, are showing […]

Lawyer Feature: Simon Tan, Managing Director of Attorneys Inc Emphasizes Why Lawyering Needs to Be Multi-Dimensional in Current Times

Reading Time: 6 minutesTucked in a small corner of Raffles Place, Attorneys Inc serves people from all walks of life. Asia Law Network sat down with Simon Tan, Managing Director of Attorneys Inc Limited Law Corporation, who shared his aspirations for the company and drew us closer to the heart of lawyering. Simon was called to the Singapore […]

Lawyer Feature – Arvin Lee from Wee Swee Teow & Co.

Reading Time: 13 minutesEver wondered what does it takes to be an international arbitration practitioner in one of the oldest law firms in Singapore? Asia Law Network had the privilege of interviewing Mr Arvin Lee, Partner and Arbitrator at Wee Swee Teow LLP, to get a firsthand understanding of the intricacies within international arbitration. Arvin takes a problem-solving approach […]

Lawyer Feature: Yvette Anthony from Braddell Brothers

Reading Time: 6 minutes“Everyone feels that (fighting) disputes are glamourous, you show up dressed up with your court bag, and that is one of the biggest misconceptions.” Asia Law Network sits down with Yvette Anthony, Partner, Litigation and Arbitration Counsel at Braddell Brothers LLP, and also a newly minted mum of one. Yvette has over nine years of […]

Lawyer Feature – Anna Lozynski, General Counsel, L’Oréal Australia and New Zealand

Reading Time: 6 minutes“In today’s ever changing and dynamic business environment,… the time is upon the legal profession to dramatically enhance the way we deliver our legal services.” Anna Lozynski has been the General Counsel of L’Oréal Australia and New Zealand since September 2012, building the first legal team for its Australia & New Zealand businesses with their […]

Feature with Chen Siyuan, Associate Professor of Singapore Management University

Reading Time: 4 minutes“…a substantial part of lawyering is interpreting the data and making decisions. This is not something legal tech can replace anytime soon, as interpretation and decision-making are not premised on strict mathematical, scientific, or logical rules but intuition and an assessment of human nature.” Asia Law Network had the opportunity to catch up with Chen […]

Lawyer Feature: Cheryl Yang from AEI Legal

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhat does corporate legal work entail? For lawyers like Cheryl, it’s about the challenge and satisfaction that comes from helping clients close complex deals. In our interview with Cheryl, she debunks some of the common misconceptions that others have about her work. Cheryl Yang is an Associate Director of AEI Legal LLC. Her work involves […]

Lawyer Feature: Pham Duy Khuong of ASL Law

Reading Time: 4 minutesJointly organised by Asia Law Network together with the Law Society of Singapore, the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association and our Australian Counterparts, AlphaCreates and ASEAN Legal Tech Association, the Insider Guide to Legal in Singapore saw Anthony as one of the delegates who came by Singapore for the event. One of the event’s foreign delegates was lawyer […]