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Day 1 - 22 Apr 2019 (Monday)

Time

Programme

08:20AM - 09:00AM

Registration

09:00AM - 09:10AM

Opening Remarks

Ian Lim – Chairperson, Civil Practice Committee; Co-Chair, Conference Organising Committee, The Law Society of Singapore

09:10AM - 09:30AM

Welcome Remarks

Gregory Vijayendran, SC – President, The Law Society of Singapore

09:30AM - 10:30AM

Keynote Address

Edwin Tong, SC – Senior Minister of State for Law and Health; Member of Parliament for Marine Parade GRC

10:30AM - 11:00AM

Tea Break

11:00AM - 12:45PM

Plenary Session 1: Civil Justice Reform – Win or Lose?

Co-Chairs
M K Eusuff Ali - Partner (Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution), Tan Rajah & Cheah
Ian Lim - Chairperson, Civil Practice Committee, Co-Chair, Conference Organising Committee, The Law Society of Singapore; Executive Director, TSMP Law Corporation

Panellists
The Honourable Justice See Kee Oon - Presiding Judge, The State Courts of Singapore
Gregory Vijayendran, SC - President, The Law Society of Singapore
Thio Shen Yi, SC – Joint Managing Partner, TSMP Law Corporation

12:45PM - 02:15PM

Lunch

02:15PM - 04:00PM

Plenary Session 2: The Future of ADR in Singapore

Chair
Samuel Chacko - Director, Legis Point LLC

Panellists
Judge Thian Yee Sze – Principal District Judge, State Courts Centre for Dispute Resolution, The State Courts of Singapore
Professor Dr Nadja Alexander – Professor of Law, Faculty of Law; Academic Director, Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA), Singapore Management University
Cameron Ford - Corporate Counsel, Rio Tinto
Dr Michael Hwang, SC - Sole Director, Michael Hwang Chambers LLC

04:00PM - 04:30PM

Tea Break

04:30PM - 06:15PM

Plenary Session 3: Pre-Trial I: Pleadings, CMC, Single Interlocutory Application

Chair
Celeste Ang - Co-Chair, Conference Organising Committee, The Law Society of Singapore; Principal, Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Panellists
The Honourable Justice Kannan Ramesh - Supreme Court of Singapore
Judge James Leong - Principal District Judge, Civil Justice Division, The State Courts of Singapore
Chan Leng Sun, SC - Counsel and Arbitrator, Essex Court Chambers Duxton, Singapore
Abraham Vergis - Managing Director, Providence Law Asia

End of Day 1




Venue | Day 1 | Day 2
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    6.0 Points

    Day 2:
    6.0 Points

    Practice Area:
    Civil Procedure

    Training Level: General
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