The Joseph Grimberg Outstanding Young Advocate Award
Nomination Period: 07 May 2021 to 15 July 2021 (CLOSED)

The Joseph Grimberg Outstanding Young Advocate Award recognizes young lawyers in good standing who exhibit professional excellence, service to the profession and the bar; service to the community; and/or a reputation for or the advancement of legal ethics and professional responsibility. The award is named in honour of Mr Joseph Grimberg (1933 — 2017),  a highly-regarded former Judicial Commissioner and Senior Counsel in Singapore. He was viewed as one of our finest and most respected legal experts with exceptional leadership in the legal profession.


A nominee must

  • - be engaged in the practice of law for 10 years or fewer with a principal focus on advocacy
  • - be a well-rounded person actively involved in and committed to his or her community
  • - be 40 years of age or below at the time of application
  • - be member in good standing of the Singapore Academy of Law
  • - be nominated by someone else or can be self-nominated

To find out more about the award, you may download the brochure here. For questions regarding the Award or the selection process, please email [email protected]






Mahesh Rai: Receiving the award, 16 September 2021

Sui Yi Siong: For young lawyers, time in Court matters, 19 September 2019

Lionel Leo: Finding your way as a young lawyer, 05 May 2019


Year Awarded


Mr Mahesh RAI


Mr SUI Yi Siong


Mr Lionel LEO Zhen Wei



For inquiries, please email [email protected].