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Results of First Application under New Regime for Ad Hoc Admission of Queens Counsel / Foreign Senior Counsel in Singapore Court Proceedings

One of the advantages that arbitration has over litigation is that parties in arbitration can choose to be represented by counsel of their choice, including Queen’s Counsel (QCs). In April 2012, Singapore introduced amendments to its Legal Profession Act (Cap. … Continue reading

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Astro vs Lippo – An Overview

The Singapore High Court is currently hearing a dispute between the Astro Group and the Lippo Group as to whether a series of 5 arbitration awards that Astro has obtained against Lippo for a total sum of about US$300 million should be recognised … Continue reading

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