Singapore has been an independent country since 1965. The city-state, situated at the bottom of the Malay peninsula, has a legal system with its roots in the common law system and a busy and sophisticated legal profession.
Taylor Vinters has its roots in the technology sector, having originally built its reputation by supporting a range of clients, from high growth early stage to global blue chip companies, based in the ‘Silicon Fen’ Cambridge technology cluster. The decision to open an office in Singapore followed soon after the opening of the London office in 2010.
President Andrew Caplen’s piece for the August 2014 edition of the Singapore Law Society’s Law Gazette, titled ‘Non-lawyer ownership: The view from England and Wales’, provides insight into the English and Welsh experience thus far on the licensing of Alternative Business Structures (ABS).
The Law Society of England and Wales is pleased to welcome the appointment of Mr Lok Vi Ming as the new President of the Law Society of Singapore.
The Singapore Ministry of Law has announced a new regulatory framework for the legal services sector.