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    11:59 PM Kevin Lee (Advocate of the Supreme Court of Singapore, Counsel to the Republic of Italy in the Enrica Lexie dispute in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea)

    The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and its Joint Declaration with Singapore – Prospects, Possibilities and Predictions

    Singapore’s efforts to position itself as a leading centre for international dispute settlement have now advanced to the field of inter-State disputes and public international law. At a ceremony on 31 August 2015, Mr Ng How Yue, Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Law of Singapore, and His Excellency Judge Vladimir Vladimirovich Golitsyn, President of the International Tribunal for the Law of t...

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    02:56 AM Goh Yihan (Associate Professor, Singapore Management University)

    Summary of Speeches at the Opening of the Legal Year 2015

    The Opening of the Legal Year the Legal Year 2015 saw the usual three speeches by the Attorney-General, the President of the Law Society, and the Chief Justice. But perhaps the only thing usual was the fact that three speeches were made; indeed, on the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s national independence, the speeches were not of the usual mould. Instead, they were contemplative of the lessons dr...

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    11:37 AM Alvin See and Yip Man (Assistant Professors, Singapore Management University)

    Opening of Legal Year 2015: A Year for Pushing Boundaries

    5 January 2015 marked the Opening of the Legal Year 2015. From the speeches made by the Attorney-General, the President of the Law Society, and the Chief Justice, the 50th year of Singapore’s independence is going to be a glorious year of pushing boundaries. This entry highlights specifically three legal developments in Singapore following the Opening of the Legal Year 2015: the appointment of Sen...