News & Publications

New Partner

The firm is pleased to announce that Mr. Phang Cunzheng has joined as a Partner of the Firm with effect from 22 August 2022.

Cunzheng joins the Firm as a Partner in the Banking and Finance Department. His experience includes practising in the Banking and Finance practice group of another Singapore law firm and working as an in-house legal counsel at an Asian-based conglomerate, where he primarily supported the group’s banking and financing transactions.

Cunzheng’s full profile can be viewed here.

Congratulations to Our 2022 Newly Called Lawyers

Heartiest congratulations to our 14 trainees who were called to the Singapore Bar on 23 and 24 August 2022! We wish them all the best and many good years ahead.

Ms Teo Jia Yi, Jolie Ms Lam Yan Hong, Michelle Ms Chloe Hing Hui Yen Mr Su Zhiren Mr Leon Sim Jun An Mr Chee Kai Hao Mr Darius Tan En Han Ms Mary Tan Xin Wei Ms Quek Hwee Teng Candice Lois Mr Tan Hong Xun, Enzel Ms Chai Yi […]

Which changes in the SMC disciplinary process make a practical difference?

On 1 July 2022, changes to the disciplinary process for doctors came into effect. Some of these changes are set out in the Medical Registration (Disciplinary Commission and Disciplinary Tribunal) Rules 2022, while other changes are set out in the new Medical Registration Act.

This article provides a comparative review of the changes to the disciplinary process for doctors, and an assessment of whether these changes will make a practical difference to doctors who are subject to a complaint.

Which changes […]

Lee & Lee’s Mr. Adrian Chan and Mr. Zech Chan awarded Public Service Medals at National Day Awards 2022

We are pleased to inform that our Mr. Adrian Chan (Head of Corporate) and Mr. Zech Chan (Intellectual Property) have received Public Service Medals (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat) at this year’s National Day Awards.

The National Day Awards recognise various forms of merit and service to Singapore. These awards include the Public Service Medal (Pingat Bakti Masyarakat), which is awarded to people who have rendered commendable public service in Singapore or for their achievement in the field of arts and letters, sports, […]

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