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.

Lawyer Feature: Viviene Sandhu, Partner in Clifford Law, shares how she admires the Obamas, and how she takes pride in mentoring aspiring lawyers.

Reading Time: 5 minutesViviene is an experienced advocate of more than 21 years who has represented clients in all areas of civil litigation, with a primary focus on insurance and family law. Viviene has handled a broad spectrum of cases ranging from simple cases to complex and contentious matters at all levels of the Singapore Court hierarchy. From […]

Lawyer Feature: Ms Syazana Yahya, Partner of Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, is optimistic that Arbitration is the Preferred Alternative Dispute Resolution of the Future

Reading Time: 5 minutesIs Arbitration changing the game of dispute resolution? In this interview, Syazana Yahya, a newly promoted partner at Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, shared with us the unique features of arbitration and her views on the pro bono work and the future legal landscape.  Syazana is a commercial and criminal disputes lawyer with experience in shipping and […]

Lawyer Feature: Shaun Leong, Partner, Eversheds Harry Elias who regularly advises on technology disputes details some tips to LegalTech Entreprenuers

Reading Time: 9 minutesAsia Law Network had the opportunity to conduct an interview with Shaun Leong, Partner of the International Arbitration and Dispute Management Practice Group based in Eversheds Sutherlands’ Singapore office. Before his current role, he served as Magistrate and Registrar of the Supreme Court of Singapore and practiced international commercial disputes with the magic circle. Shaun has […]

Lawyer Feature: Sonny Patel, Partner of Expatriate Law (Asia), an English solicitor sets up divorce and family law practice in Singapore for British expats

Reading Time: 5 minutesEnglish law firm Expatriate Law Ltd have announced the formation of their branch office in Singapore, ‘Expatriate Law (Asia) Pte. Ltd’. The branch office is a Foreign Law Practice approved by the Ministry of Law in Singapore and regulated by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority in England.  Expatriate Law (Asia) Pte. Ltd will provide English divorce […]

Lawyer Feature: Chooi Jing Yen, Partner of Eugene Thuraisingam LLP discloses that the intellectual challenge law presents is the reason why he is a lawyer

Reading Time: 8 minutesWhat makes a successful civil litigator? For Mr Chooi Jing Yen, the newly promoted partner of Eugene Thuraisingam LLP, it is about enjoying the intellectual challenges that civil litigation bring to the table. Mr Chooi is a career litigator who has worked on civil and criminal cases at all Court levels. He is often lauded […]

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 […]