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Singapore’s Green Policies and Regulations

In March 2022, the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, Ms Grace Fu Hai Yien, commemorated the 1st anniversary of the launch of Singapore’s Green Plan 2030 (the “Green Plan 2030”). The Green Plan contains initiatives to strengthen Singapore’s commitment to international environmental treaties, such as the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and the Paris Agreement, and is one of the many “green” initiatives and regulations in Singapore. In this article, we briefly outline a number of the initiatives […]


Singapore: Patents Form and Fee Updates

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) recently announced a series of process changes and fee revisions for patents “to improve business-friendly and operational efficiency”. The changes and revisions are expected to be implemented in May 2022. This article provides an overview on the key process changes.

Singapore: Patents Form and Fee Updates


Connecting the Dots – Integrating Network Effects in Singapore Competition Law

On 1 February 2022, the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (“CCCS”) updated its guidelines on the Section 34 and Section 47 Prohibitions (“New Guidelines”). In this article, we will briefly introduce the Section 34 and 47 prohibitions, discuss CCCS’ clarification on network effects in relation to these prohibitions as well as the impact of the clarification on your business.

Connecting the Dots – Integrating Network Effects in Singapore Competition Law


Simplified Process for Intellectual Property Disputes at the High Court

The new Supreme Court of Judicature (Intellectual Property) Rules 2022 came into force on 1 April 2022. It introduces a new streamlined track for resolving intellectual property disputes in the High Court known as the Simplified Process for Certain Intellectual Property Claims

This article will discuss the key features of the Simplified Process and the requirements for the Simplified Process to apply. The Simplified Process is a useful alternative pathway for litigants with limited means in less complex cases.​

Simplified Process for […]


Notice of Closure

Please be informed that our office will be closed from Monday, 31 January 2022 to Wednesday, 2 February 2022.

We shall resume business on Thursday, 3 February 2022.

We take this opportunity to wish you a happy Chinese New Year holiday!


New Partners

The firm is pleased to announce the appointment of the following individuals as Partners of the Firm with effect from 1 January 2022:

Ms April Cheah (Litigation Department)

Mr Jasper Lim (Intellectual Property Department)

Ms Tong Miin (Real Estate & Property Department)

We take this opportunity to congratulate our Partners on their new appointments.


Lee & Lee awarded LAB Appreciation Award – Gold for Outstanding Contribution by a Law Firm

We are pleased to announce that Lee & Lee has received the Legal Aid Bureau (“LAB”) Appreciation Award – Gold 2021 for Outstanding Contribution by a Law Firm.

The award recognises the contributions of law firms to the Legal Aid Scheme, through actively encouraging their lawyers to volunteer with LAB, and supporting their lawyers’ work as LAB’s Assigned Solicitors. The award also recognises the efforts of these Assigned Solicitors on non case-related matters, such as promoting the Legal Aid Scheme to […]


Notice of Closure

Please be informed that our office will be closed on

Friday, 24 December 2021; and Friday, 31 December 2021.

We shall resume business on Monday, 27 Dec 2021 and Monday, 3 Jan 2022 respectively.

We take this opportunity to wish you Season’s Greetings and a Happy New Year!


Lee & Lee’s Mr. Zech Chan recognised for his outstanding contributions towards providing pro bono volunteer services in the State Courts

(Photo credits: judiciary.gov.sg)

We are pleased to inform that our Mr. Zech Chan is the recipient of the Outstanding Court Volunteer Award in the Advocate and Solicitor Category, issued by the Supreme Court, State Courts and Family Justice Courts.

The Outstanding Court Volunteer Award recognises individuals who have contributed significantly as committed volunteers with the State Courts and Family Justice Courts.

Zech was presented the award and recognized for his contributions as a Volunteer Mediator towards helping disputants resolve their differences amicably in […]