RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Family & Matrimonial Partner Michelle Woodworth was invited to speak at a conference organised by Singapore Academy of Law and the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple titled “Recent Developments in Law and Practice in the UK and Singapore”. The conference was held over two days from 23-24 September 2016 at the Supreme Court Auditorium Singapore. Honourable Judge of Appeal Justice Chao Hick Tin from the Supreme Court of Singapore gave the opening remarks.
Michelle spoke about "Developments in Family Law” where topics discussed included:
• Developments in the Approach to a “Just and Equitable” Division of Matrimonial Assets
• Developments in post-divorce maintenance
• Parental responsibility as substantive principle regulating parenting
Other renowned speakers comprised Professor Leong Wai Kum from Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore and Ms Ann Hussey QC from 1 Hare Court.
The conference was attended by practitioners, judges and academics professionals from both the UK and Singapore.
The Partners, Management and Staff of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing and the RHT Group of Companies express their condolences to ASEAN Plus Group member firm Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners (HPRP) over the loss of one of their leading lawyers, Partner Harry Tjipta Prabawa.
Our thoughts and sympathies are with the his wife Vonny Julia and children, Matthew and Sarah.
Please see below a statement issued by HPRP.
HPRP Grieves the Loss of Partner Harry Tjipta Prabawa
It is with deep regret and sorrow that the Partners, Management, and Staff of Hanafiah Ponggawa and Partners announce the passing of our Partner, Harry Tjipta Prabawa.
Harry was a well respected lawyer who managed our International Trade Practice. He was recognised as an expert in South-east Asia and was an expert consultant for projects which involved the World Trade Organisation, European Union, Indonesian Chamber of Commerce, and the Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia.
Mr. Constant Marino Ponggawa, Managing Partner of HPRP said, “Harry was an outstanding lawyer, a man of integrity and boundless energy. He was a kind and warm man who loved his work and more importantly his lovely wife and children. We are sad to have a lost a brother but we are honoured to have served with him. Today, the Partners, Management, and Staff of the firm grieve the loss of a leading light of the firm.”
Partner Harry Tjipta Prabawa was 41 and is survived by his beloved wife Vonny Julia and children Matthew and Sarah.