September 23, 2015

Family & Matrimonial Partner certified as a Mediator with the International Mediation Institute

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates Family & Matrimonial Partner Michelle Woodworth on her accreditation as a Certified Mediator with the International Mediation Institute (IMI). There are currently 435 Mediators certified worldwide, with 22 listing Singapore as their location for mediation. The IMI aims to make a positive difference to the changing landscape in the dispute resolution world and transcends local jurisdictions to develop global and professional standards for experienced mediators, advocates and others involved in collaborative dispute resolution.
September 10, 2015

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing sponsored the Singapore Exchange (SGX) Bull Charge Paintball Challenge 2015

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing was a proud sponsor of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) Bull Charge Paintball Challenge held on Saturday, 29 August 2015. Jointly organised by the Risk Management and Regulation units of SGX and Red Dynasty Paintball, all proceeds raised during this high-intensity charitable event was given to selected beneficiaries in the community including children and families, persons with disabilities, and the elderly. These beneficiaries are the Asian Women’s Welfare Association (AWWA), Autism Association, Fei Yue Community Services and Shared Services for Charities. At RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, we share SGX’s belief that it is our duty to give back to society and support the needy in whichever ways we can.
September 3, 2015

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies celebrated its annual Dinner & Dance

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies celebrated its annual Dinner & Dance (D&D) with our ASEAN Plus Group (APG) and Taylor Wessing colleagues on 26 August 2015 at the Fairmont Hotel. Themed “Dazzling ASEAN”, the event was a spectacular array of colours as everyone arrived dressed in their best ethnic costumes.   The D&D was also held to coincide with the 1st anniversary of the APG network. We were honoured to have with us Partners from the APG member firms - Azmi & Associates from Malaysia, DR&AJU from South Korea, Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners (HPRP) from Indonesia, PBC Partners & RHTLaw from Vietnam, Siam City Law Offices from Thailand and V&A Law from the Philippines. Partners from Taylor Wessing UK and Taylor Wessing Germany also joined us to commemorate this joyous occasion. Two days before our D&D, we welcomed 10 new Associates to the Firm who completed their Practice Trainee journey with us. The newly called Associates were presented with personalised pens by our Senior Partner Mr Rajan Menon. We wish them great success as they embark on a successful career with the Firm.
August 31, 2015

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing announces appointment of Alvin Chen as General Counsel, Legal and Compliance

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Alvin Chen as General Counsel, Legal and Compliance, with effect from 1 August 2015.   Alvin worked as a lawyer in both the public and private sectors and was the Chief Legal Officer and Director of the Representation and Law Reform Department of the Law Society of Singapore.    Alvin was the General Editor of the Guide to Professional Conduct for Advocates and Solicitors, a 2011 publication of the Law Society of Singapore. He has written a number of articles for the Law Gazette (a monthly publication of the Law Society of Singapore) on professional ethics and was formerly the Subject Co-ordinator for the Ethics and Professional Responsibility module in the Part B course conducted by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education.