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Specialists featured in SAL's Specialist Insights Series Webinars
13 May — Four of SAL's Senior Accredited Specialists took part in two webinars that had the COVID-19 pandemic as the underlying theme.
Ng Kim Beng of Rajah & Tann Singapore gave input from the building and construction law perspective in "Contracting during a Pandemic: Force Majeure and Other Clauses” to close to 100 in the "audience", while Paul Shandosham of Cliff Chance, Ho Chien Mien of Allen & Gledhill, Ian de Vaz of WongPartnership and Soh Lip San of Rajah & Tann led an insightful string of presentations and an engaging panel discussion thereafter to over 130 attendees in “Impact of the COVID-19 Temporary Measures on Various Obligations in Construction Projects”.
Clockwise from top left: Soh Lip San, Paul Sandosham, Ho Chien Mien and Ian de Vaz
The Singapore Academy of Law's Specialist Accreditation Scheme (the "Scheme") confers recognition of a legal practitioner's expertise and experience in a specialised area of law. It is an assessment process which requires a legal practitioner to show evidence of his or her knowledge and expertise in their chosen area of specialisation. Specialist accreditation is a voluntary and an individual endeavour.
The Scheme's purpose is to:
- recognise the high level of proficiency of legal practitioners in their chosen practice area and promote continued personal professional development and improvement
- incentivise younger legal practitioners to hone their skills and knowledge
- provide the legal industry and general public with a reliable means of identifying and accessing legal practitioners who have proven themselves as possessing the requisite skills and knowledge in a practice area
- promote continued development and improvement of standards, quality and delivery of legal services
Legal practitioners interested in being accredited may apply to be:
- (for legal practitioners with more than 5 year's PQE)
- (for legal practitioners with more than 10 year's PQE)