Shifting the Paradigm: Ensuring Access to Justice – Small Law Firms Must Thrives as Businesses

May 2017, our Managing Director, Michael S Chia, wrote an article for the 50th Anniversary special issue of the Singapore Law Gazette, which makes the point that if Small Law Firms cannot fend for themselves, they cannot meaningfully honour their oaths as advocates and solicitors to pursue justice and to do right:

http://v1.lawgazette.com.sg/2017-05/1856.htm
http://www.lawsociety.org.sg/portals/0/Media%20Centre/Law%20Gazette/pdf/SLG_MAY_2017.pdf ...


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UBM v UBN (2017) SGHCF 13

9 May 2017, written judgement for a contested ancillary matter hearing our team argued at the High Court in November 2016 and January 2017 was published. We managed to persuade the Court to used the then applicable structured approach espoused in the case of ANJ v ANK in a manner that delivered a more equitable outcome for the Husband. The Court finally divided the assets 60:40 in Husband's favour and ruled that a family house Husband received as legacy was not a matrimonial asset that had to be divided. We were also commended by the Court for presenting clear submissions that allowed the hearing to proceeded efficiently:

http://www.singaporelawwatch.sg/slw/index.php/component/cck/?task=download&file=attached_document&id=101553&utm_source=rss%20subscription&utm_medium=rss&filename=101553.pdf;src=11 ...


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