RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Family & Matrimonial Partner Michelle Woodworth, who Co-Chairs the Law Society of Singapore’s Family Law Practice Committee, was a speaker at the International Family Law Conference 2016, which carried the theme, “The Future of Family Justice – International and Multi-Disciplinary Pathways”. The conference was held from 29-30 September 2016 at the Supreme Court Auditorium Singapore. Michelle shared her expertise on the topic “Family Violence and Child Abuse”. The session discussed the challenges a court faces in handling multiple issues for victims, perpetrators and families in domestic cases and child abuse. Possible approaches that could be taken to address these issues were also examined. District Judge Shobha Nair, Family Justice Courts of Singapore, was the moderator.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Senior Consultant Peter Koh participated as a speaker at the China Maritime Arbitration Commission (‘CMAC”) conference in Shanghai. Held on 23 September 2016, the event was organised by CMAC to promote international maritime arbitration in Shanghai. Peter presented two informative papers in relation to the merits of arbitration and provisional measures in international arbitration. Peter is an accredited arbitrator with both CMAC and CIETAC. The conference was attended by more than 100 lawyers, arbitrators, in house counsel, top executives of shipping and maritime organizations, in addition to scholars from the major maritime universities and institutes in China and overseas.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is pleased to announce that RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Ltd (“Foundation”) has been successfully registered as a charity in Singapore effective from 16 September 2016. Named after our Founder-Senior Consultant Rajan Menon, the Foundation acts as a vehicle through which our Firm and the RHT Group of Companies contribute to their charitable endeavours. In May this year, the RHT Rajan Menon Foundation Charity Golf 2016 helped to raise more than S$260,000 in support of WWF Singapore, The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund and National Gallery Singapore. In October 2016, the Foundation will be partnering with the Singapore Red Cross (“SRC”) as SRC’s title sponsor for a charity golf event to be held at the Orchid Country Club. For more information, please contact Senior Partner Tan Chong Huat and Partner Kaylee Kwok.