[Part 2] Ban Jiun Ean shares about his return to the legal industry

Reading Time: 7 minutes“The Singapore Convention on Mediation is a watershed in the Singapore’s Alternative Dispute Resolution scene…we see online dispute resolution as a key part of the future” In the previous issue of Ban Jiun Ean’s interview, he shared with us his reasons for studying law and his motivations to move to the creative industry. Read on […]

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 […]

Feature with Tan Ken Hwee, Chief Transformation and Innovation Officer, Office of Transformation and Innovation

Reading Time: 7 minutes“Inertia and complacency are probably the biggest threats at this time. There is a tendency to delay change until “tomorrow”. As they say, those who snooze will lose.” Tan Ken Hwee, currently the Chief Transformation and Innovation Officer for the Singapore Judiciary, first joined the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) in 1995 as State Counsel and Deputy […]

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 […]

Legal Fees Mysteries– Breaking Down Your Fees

Reading Time: 1 minutesIn our “Legal Fees Mysteries” series, learn more about how and whether you are being charged fairly for your legal fees. Getting a quote from a lawyer before committing to their services and fees is easy with Asia Law Network’s Request A Quote service. Not sure if you need to hire a lawyer? Get preliminary […]

Legal Fees Mysteries– What Are My Fee Arrangements

Reading Time: 1 minutesIn our “Legal Fees Mysteries” series, learn more about how and whether you are being charged fairly for your legal fees. Getting a quote from a lawyer before committing to their services and fees is easy with Asia Law Network’s Request A Quote service. Not sure if you need to hire a lawyer? Get preliminary […]

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 […]

Legal Fees Mysteries– Legal Fees Must-Knows

Reading Time: 1 minutesIn our “Legal Fees Mysteries” series, learn more about how and whether you are being charged fairly for your legal fees. Getting a quote from a lawyer before committing to their services and fees is easy with Asia Law Network’s Request A Quote service. Not sure if you need to hire a lawyer? Get preliminary […]

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 […]