[Webinar] Personal Injury Claims: Recent Developments in the Law and Procedure
Venue: Zoom Webinar
In this webinar, District Judges from the Court Dispute Resolution Cluster (CDRC) of the State Courts will share on the recent new developments in the law and procedure which have impacted the practice of personal injury claims. The topics discussed will include the High Court judgment in Salmizan Bin Abdullah v Crapper Ian Anthony  SGHC 75, the effect of the new Rules of Court 2021, and the changes to the CDRC case conference process.
$70.00 (before GST) until 31 October 2023
$90.00 (before GST) from 1 November 2023 onwards
$90.00 (before GST) until 31 October 2023
$120.00 (before GST) from 1 November 2023 onwards
Associate Student’s Rate$30.00 (before GST)
CPD Points : 1.5
3.45pm: Participants log in to webinar
4pm: Presentations by District Judge Joseph Yeo and District Judge Sheik Umar
4.45pm: Panel Discussion joined by District Judge Julian Chin and District Judge Carolyn Woo
5.30pm: Webinar ends
District Judge Joseph Yeo
Joseph Yeo is a District Judge with the Court Dispute Resolution Cluster of the State Courts. He obtained his LLB from the National University of Singapore in 1989 and started his career as a litigation lawyer with Messrs Drew & Napier. He joined Messrs Kelvin Chia & Partners in 1997 before moving to Messrs Khattar Wong & Partners to practice litigation and international arbitration. In 2007, he joined the Legal Service and was appointed as a District Judge in the State Courts.
District Judge Sheik Umar
Sheik joined the State Courts in July 2019 and has served in the Civil Registry and Civil Trial Courts before joining the Court Dispute Resolution Cluster. He graduated from NUS in 2006 and had practised as a dispute resolution lawyer in Allen & Gledhill, Rajah & Tann and Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow before joining the State Courts. His practice focused on complex commercial and construction disputes.
District Judge Julian Chin
Julian Chin is a District Judge with the Court Dispute Resolution Cluster of the State Courts. He was called to the Bar in 1993 and practised as a civil litigator, before he was appointed as a District Judge in 1999. He left the judiciary in 2010 to pursue theological studies. He served as a youth and young adults pastor from 2014 to 2018. He was re-appointed as a District Judge and re-joined the State Court in 2019.
District Judge Carolyn Woo
Carolyn graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1999 and joined the Legal Service after a short stint in private practice, starting as an Assistant Director in the Legal Aid Bureau. Since joining the then-Subordinate Courts in 2005, she has presided over a wide range of legal issues during her postings to the Family and Juvenile Court (now Family Justice Courts) and the Civil Division of the then-Subordinate Courts. Carolyn is currently a District Judge with the State Courts’ Court Dispute Resolution Cluster, as well as the Deputy Chairman of the Ministry of Finance Valuation Review Board and hears appeals in property tax matters. She is also a SMC accredited mediator and a certified SIMI mediator.
SILE Accredited CPD Activity
Number of Public CPD Points: 1.5
Practice Area: Personal Injury
Training Level: General
SILE Attendance Policy
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