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The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is made up of the Court of Appeal and the High Court, and hears both civil and criminal matters. The Supreme Court Bench consists of the Chief Justice, Judges of Appeal, Judges, Senior Judges, International Judges and Judicial Commissioners. The Supreme Court Registry is headed by the Registrar who is assisted by the Deputy Registrar, Senior Assistant Registrars and Assistant Registrars.

The State Courts of Singapore

The State Courts of Singapore are committed to inspiring public trust and confidence through an effective and accessible justice system. They handle about 90% of all judicial matters in Singapore, and comprise the District Courts, Magistrates’ Courts, Coroners’ Court, Small Claims Tribunals, Community Disputes Resolution Tribunals and Employment Claims Tribunals. The District Courts and Magistrates’ Courts exercise original criminal and civil jurisdiction and some of them are also designated as specialist courts such as the Criminal Mentions Courts, Community Court, Traffic Court, Bail Court and Night Courts. For more information, please visit www.statecourts.gov.sg.

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Luminance

Launched in September 2016 and already in use on six continents, Luminance’s document review platform offers lawyers greater insight at unmatched speeds. Luminance builds on ground-breaking machine learning and pattern recognition techniques developed at the University of Cambridge to read and understand legal language. The technology is used by law firms and in-house teams in over 40 countries around the world to improve processes such as due diligence, compliance reviews, property lease abstraction and eDiscovery. Luminance has offices in London, Cambridge, New York, Chicago and Singapore.

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Law In Order

Established in 1999, Law In Order is the leading supplier of end to end document and digital solutions to the legal industry providing expert litigation and arbitration support through our cost-effective document production, expert discovery management and specialist eArbitration services.
Law In Order’s diverse offering of specialised legal support services encompasses traditional service lines such as printing, scanning, copying and binding, as well as advanced digital solutions including eDiscovery and eArbitrations, enabling the company to act as a single source provider to its clients on even the most complex matters.
Law In Order has offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and India that are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This ensures that our clients have unrestricted access to the services they require and are able to contact experienced litigation support professionals for assistance and advice at any time.

LexisNexis

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of information and analytics that enable professionals in legal, corporate, government and non-profit organizations to improve decision-making and achieve better business outcomes. We’re a part of RELX Group, serving customers in more than 130 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. Our information network contains 3 petabytes of legal and news data with 65 billion documents. That’s 150 times the size of Wikipedia and doubling every three years. Across the globe, we combine content, technology and analytics to advance the rule of law and shape a more just world where all are equal under the law.

Singapore Academy of Law

The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) is a promotion and development agency for Singapore’s legal industry. Our vision is to make Singapore the legal hub of Asia. SAL works with our stakeholders to set new precedents of excellence in Singapore law through developing thought leadership, world class infrastructure and legal solutions. Our mandates are to build up the intellectual capital of the legal profession by enhancing legal knowledge, raise the international profile of Singapore law, promote Singapore as a centre for dispute resolution, and improve the standards and efficiency of legal practice through continuing professional development and the use of technology. As a body established by statute, SAL also undertakes statutory functions such as stakeholding services and appointment of Senior Counsel, Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public. SAL is led by a Senate headed by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, and comprising the Attorney-General, the Supreme Court Bench and key leaders of the various branches of the legal profession. It has more than 12,000 members, including the Bench, all persons who are called as advocates and solicitors of the Supreme Court (i.e. the Bar) or appointed as Legal Service Officers, corporate counsel, faculty members of the three local law schools (i.e. National University of Singapore, Singapore Management University and Singapore University of Social Sciences) and foreign lawyers in Singapore. SAL Academy Publishing, formed in 2007, curates and publishes both primary and secondary legal material to nurture the learning environment and catalyse new ideas. Our vision is to build and aggregate Singapore legal literature for the Singapore legal profession. Through our law reports, law books and academic journals, available both via print and online, we aim to: • disseminate the laws of Singapore to a wider public in the region and internationally; • provide affordable legal materials to the legal profession; and • offer an alternative avenue to the academics in our law schools to publish their research, thereby raising awareness of their work and encouraging the exchange of ideas critical to the advancement of legal knowledge and research.

The College of Law

The College of Law has been at the forefront of practical legal education since 1974 and over 60,000 of our graduates now work across all facets of our industry.
Across Australia, New Zealand, and Asia The College has over 400+ educators and support staff, with the majority comprising of practising lawyers and legal professionals from all levels. This ensures our programmes are always relevant to real world practice.
We continue to sharpen our competitive edge with our Centre for Legal Innovation, built to cope with change and make the most of an evolving industry.
This edge in practical law is enhanced by the experience of our Advisory and state Chapter Boards, Board of Governors, Fellows and extensive alumni.
Innovative and forward-looking, The College of Law has proven to be one of the most trusted names in legal training. We are one of the few non-universities to achieve Self-Accrediting Status from the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency in Australia.
The College of Law has a Memorandum of Understanding with The Law Society of Singapore. The purpose of the MOU is to facilitate collaboration in developing and delivering legal education and training programmes to meet the needs of the legal profession in Singapore.
Our mission is to deliver innovative, practice-focused legal education and training to enhance the careers of practising professionals across Australasia and its region.

Verztec Consulting Pte Ltd

Verztec Consulting Pte Ltd

Verztec is a leading ISO 9001:2015 Globalization Company that assists organisations worldwide to design, develop, translate and publish their global communication messages in over 100 languages across various channels. Established since 2000, Verztec supports Law Firms and Multinational Corporations around the world in Professional Translation of their compliance training programs, legal contracts & agreements, websites, code of conduct handbooks and so on. Verztec supports clients from industries such as Medical, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, Legal, Technology, Aviation, Banking and Finance, Petrochemical and Electronics. When legal case needs have a multilingual component, put your trust in Verztec, Singapore's largest provider of legal translation, interpretation, transcription, and other language services. Verztec is the partner of choice for leading Law Firms and International Corporations around the world, enabling effective and engaging communications. For more information, please visit www.vertzec.com

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Allen & Gledhill LLP

Allen & Gledhill is an award-winning full-service South-east Asian commercial law firm which provides legal services to a wide range of premier clients, including local and multinational corporations and financial institutions. Established in 1902, the Firm is consistently ranked as one of the market leaders in Singapore and South-east Asia, having been involved in a number of challenging, complex and significant deals, many of which are first of its kind. The Firm’s reputation for high-quality advice is regularly affirmed by the strong rankings in leading publications, and by the various awards and accolades it has received from independent commentators and clients. The Firm is consistently ranked band one in the highest number of practice areas, and is one of the firms with the highest number of lawyers recognised as leading individuals. Over the years, the Firm has also been named ‘Regional Law Firm of the Year’ and ‘SE Asia Law Firm of the Year’ by many prominent legal awards. With a growing network of associate firms and offices, Allen & Gledhill is well-placed to advise clients on their business interests in Singapore and beyond, in particular, on matters involving South-east Asia and the Asia region. With its offices in Singapore and Myanmar; its associate firm, Rahmat Lim & Partners in Malaysia; and its alliance firm, Soemadipradja & Taher in Indonesia, the Allen & Gledhill network has over 550 lawyers in the region, making it one of the largest law firms in South-east Asia.

Rajan&Tann Asia

Rajah & Tann Singapore is a leading full-service law firm in Singapore and one of the largest in South East Asia. Our firm has been at the leading edge of law in Asia, having worked on many of the biggest and highest profile cases in the region. We have a vast pool of talented and well-regarded lawyers dedicated to delivering the very highest standards of service across all the firm’s practice areas. Rajah & Tann Singapore is a member firm of Rajah & Tann Asia, a network of over 650 lawyers in 10 countries in Asia. Comprising lawyers who are qualified to practise local law and appear in local courts in the region, we are the only Singapore law firm with the capability to seamlessly support multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution. In addition to an active court schedule, we have successfully acted for clients in cases brought before the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). Our depth in international exposure is showcased in our high profile, headline matters involving complex cross border issues which span multiple jurisdictions.

WongPartnership LLP

WongPartnership is a major provider of legal services in ASEAN, China and the Middle East.
Headquartered in Singapore, we have lawyers and offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Yangon, as well as in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Manila, through member firms of WPG, a regional law network. The network comprises WongPartnership and four other prominent law firms to include Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants (Middle East), Foong & Partners (Malaysia), Makes & Partners (Indonesia) and Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula (Philippines).
We offer a full suite of services, with a twin focus on advisory/transactional work where we have been involved in landmark corporate transactions, as well as complex and high-profile litigation and arbitration matters. The collaborative nature of our practices ensures that clients receive the quality of service that is essential in today's competitive and challenging environment.
On the Litigation and Dispute Resolution front, we have a strong team of over 140 disputes lawyers including four Senior Counsel. We handle disputes over a wide range of areas, including International Arbitration; Banking, Finance, Insolvency & Restructuring; Commercial & Corporate; Construction, Engineering, Energy, Infrastructure; Intellectual Property; Professional Negligence; Regulatory; Crime; Family; and Private Wealth. Our extensive expertise in litigation, arbitration, mediation and other forms of dispute resolution extends beyond Singapore to all of the principal jurisdictions in Asia and beyond.
WongPartnership. Winning Partnerships. Leading Excellence.

Sponsorship

For more details on our sponsorship package, please click here to download.

If you will like to explore sponsorship opportunities with us, please contact the Conference Secretariat - Jean Wong/Amelia Tan at cpd@lawsoc.org.sg, 65300 214/230

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Practice Area:
Civil Procedure

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