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Students across the country have begun the academic year in earnest. SAL marks the occasion with a look at the history of Singapore’s law faculty which took root at the then University of Malaya.ingapore’s first law faculty started in 1959 with barely three academic staff
Braddell Brothers’ Edmund Kronenburg on how to smoothen cross-border transactions, for both lawyer and client
SAL is sad to hear of the passing of Mr Harry Elias SC. Mr Elias passed away on August 26 at the age of 83. This excerpt, adapted from an oral history interview with the late Mr Joseph Grimberg SC, sheds light on the bond the legal luminaries shared.
The “class of 2020” has been the recipient of advice and encouragement in many fora, more so than its predecessors for obvious reasons. While the brave new world which confronts the class of 2020 presents novel challenges to be tackled and opportunities to be seized, it does not in any way alter the core mission of the advocates and solicitors that is to further the aims of justice for all.
“As a technology lawyer, we encounter contracts which are not commonplace… perhaps even novel,” says Pinsent Masons partner Mr Bryan Tan, reflecting on nearly 25 years in practice.