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  1. Arbitration in Singapore

    Arbitration has over recent years become the preferred mode of dispute resolution among parties entering into cross-border transactions, providing a flexible and efficient mechanism for the resolution of disputes between parties from different legal and cultural backgrounds. As Singapore continues to grow and position itself as a centre for dispute resolution, not only locally and regionally, but also internationally as a centre of arbitration and mediation excellence, arbitration has thus become one of the fastest growing areas of law in this country. 

    Arbitration in Singapore: A Practical Guide is a comprehensive how-to text guide written by the practitioners for practitioners. The book discusses the role of the Singapore court during and after arbitration, providing guidance on when the court can intervene in proceedings, enforce, and entertain a challenge to an award. Each stage of arbitration is explained clearly, from the appointment of the tribunal and its powers, to the relief and remedies it may award. It covers the key features of arbitration agreements and examines the subject through expert commentary and analysis.


    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s):
    Denis Brock as the General Editor
    Contributors include leading experts in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution from Local and International Law Firms


    Please allow up to 10 working days for delivery.

    Arbitration in Singapore
    $515.21
  2. Legal Legacies: The Story of Singapore Law

    This book is a delightful synopsis of Singapore’s rich legal heritage. It highlights the development of Singapore’s legal system, the evolution of legal practice and the changes in court systems from tenuous beginnings to world-class status. Legal Legacies provides a pictorial look at the key moments, places and people in Singapore’s legal history over 60 photographs, many of which are seen here for the first time, punctuated by interesting anecdotes. Each book comes enclosed in a specially-designed envelope which is packaged with four loose postcards showing artworks and photographs of Singapore’s court houses over the years. The fine finishing and artwork make this publication both a useful resource for history aficionados as well as a veritable keepsake.


    This is a joint project by the Singapore Academy of Law Legal Heritage Committee, supported by the National Heritage Board



    Date of Publication: Mar 2011

  3. A Civil Practice - Good Counsel for Learned Friends

    Authored by practitioners and a senior assistant registrar, with input from litigation practitioners, judicial officers and law academics, this guide is lighthearted yet serious in import. It offers sound counsel on proper etiquette outside and within a courtroom, encompassing a wide range of situations with instructive illustrations and examples. Especially useful is the table of words, phrases and modes of address which provides sample terms and expressions of common courtesy and respect which should be accorded to fellow members of the legal fraternity. Suitable for both junior and seasoned practitioners, the book provides invaluable guidance on conduct becoming of a member of a noble and honourable profession.


    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Vinodh Coomaraswamy SC, Stanley Lai SC, Adrian Tan, Teh Hwee Hwee, Anand Nalachandran. Illustrator: Locknie Hsu

  4. The Law in His Hands: A Tribute to Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong

    This book celebrates the 75th birthday of former Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong. Comprising three Parts, the book underscores what has been an extraordinary life in the law displayed in all its manifold and variegated aspects. Part I of the book contains a short biographical essay and a number of speeches and interviews. In Part II, experts in the various fields of law synthesise and analyse the former Chief Justice’s contributions in the major areas of Singapore law. Part III contains a representative selection of Mr Chan’s publications and speeches, written or delivered in his capacity as both Attorney-General and Chief Justice – all marked by his characteristically deep scholarship as well as practical approach towards the law.


    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s):

    Chao Hick Tin, Andrew Phang Boon Leong, V K Rajah, Yeo Tiong Min (general editors)


    Date of Publication: Oct 2012