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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.


How to practise in Singapore

22 October 2014By David Kirton

Find out all you need to know about practising in Singapore

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From Silicon Fen to Singapore, the Story of Taylor Vinters

17 September 2015

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 on ABS in Singapore Law Gazette

17 October 2014

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).

Lok Vi Ming commences appointment as new President of the Law Society of Singapore

4 January 2013Updated: 8 September 2014

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.

Singapore announces new regulatory framework for legal practice

21 October 2012Updated: 21 October 2014By David Kirton

The Singapore Ministry of Law has announced a new regulatory framework for the legal services sector. 

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Your contact for this region is Holly McKenzie

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International Policy Adviser: South Asia and ASEAN