FAMILY CONFERENCE 2019

Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019, 09:00 am - Thursday, Jul 4, 2019, 05:15 pm

Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre Orchid Ballroom (Level 4), 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore, , Singapore
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CPD Points: 12.0
Practice Area: Family
Training Level: General

Platinum Sponsor

Gloria James-Civetta & Co ("GJC Law"), with a niche practice in Personal Law, commenced operation on 1st July 2011 with a team of 3 and has now grown to a team of 21.

Our motto is

  • Sound Advice
  • Smart Strategies
  • Successful Resolutions

Aptly called "Lawyers with a Difference", we are a modern law firm in Singapore with a penchant for A.D.R (Alternate Dispute Resolution). We pride ourselves in having trained in Mediation, Negotiations, Collaborative Practice, Conflict Resolution, Counselling and Divorce Coaching.

Our Areas of Practice in Personal Law is primarily focused on all aspects of Family Law Matters (including Domestic Violence, Maintenance claims, Adoption, Custody, Guardianship, Child Protection and Representation, Parenting Coordination, Parental Alienation, Relocation and Hague Convention Issues); Matrimonial and Pre-Marital Matters (including Nupital Agreements, Assets Protection, Cohabitation and LGBT+ issues); Criminal Law Matters (including Defence, Private Prosecution, Cyber-bullying and POHA); Probate and Administration of Estate Matters; Elder Law (Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney and MCA matters); Employment Law Matters; Civil and Commerical Law.

Taking the 'Lawyers Go Global' initiative, we have set up a strategic alliance with a Melbourne based Family law firm "Sayer Jones". We have a strong network of international lawyers in UK, USA, Japan, Spain, Germany, SEAsia who work together with us to help serve our clients in cross-border matters.

We believe in the power of being informed and have several blogs providing a valuable source of information for the clients and public. We are the only law firm in Singapore to create a Singapore Arrest Process App and the Maintenance Calculator App that can be downloaded for free from Google Play and App stores.

   Lunch Sponsor - Day One

As of 1 June 2017, Harry Elias Partnership and Eversheds Sutherland have merged to become Eversheds Harry Elias. The merger creates one of the largest international law firms in Singapore, able to service clients from 66 offices across 32 countries.

The Singapore office serves as the hub for work throughout South East Asia, including Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Our multi-lingual teams speak English, Arabic, Cantonese, Farsi, French, Malay and Mandarin and are experienced in providing advice in various languages including bilingual drafting and negotiations.

We have significant experience in advising on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance and corporate restructuring. We have advised a wide variety of clients on projects ranging from significant investment structuring, syndicated loan advice and complex debt restructuring. Our lawyers also have extensive experience in high profile international law matters and in international commercial and investor-state arbitration. We also advise our clients on the strategic use of alternative dispute resolution and mediation.

With a strong base in Singapore and across the region, Eversheds Harry Elias is well-positioned to assist local and international clients doing business in Southeast Asia and beyond.

Gold Sponsor

Over the past three decades, BR Law Corporation has forged a reputation for championing our clients’ interests. We’ve represented major corporations, emerging enterprises, and prominent families and individuals, sharing the belief that experience and empathy go hand in hand.

We offer a full spectrum of legal services, from civil and criminal litigation, to corporate and commercial matters, to helping you with personal concerns such as to conveyancing, probate, and family or matrimonial disputes. Our team of seasoned lawyers is passionate about helping you resolve disputes, achieve business goals, and plan for the future while taking care of yourself and your family.

Whatever your cause, we bring a world of legal services and a wealth of experience in your corner.

Tea Sponsor - Day One

Quahe Woo & Palmer LLC was set up in 2009 as a boutique practice primarily supporting ultra-high net-worth family office clients. Since then, we have grown rapidly into a multi-disciplinary practice with a broad range of major practices found in most full-service law firms in Singapore.

We have an established General Litigation department led by experienced practitioners who have litigated a broad spectrum of matters in the Singapore Courts and in Arbitration Tribunals. These include banking and securities disputes, commercial disputes, shareholder oppression actions, defamation actions, as well as insolvency and restructuring matters.

At the helm of our Family Law department are a team of lawyers with a broad range of experience from litigation, conflict resolution, collaborative family practice and mediation (IMI and SIMI Certified). We handle not only Matrimonial, but Adoption, Mental Capacity and Probate and Administration matters. We understand that each case is unique and turns on its own facts. We have been commended with the “…ability to very well understand the emotions running with all parties and manage the situation professionally without provoking or hurting the other party … essential for the wellbeing of the children involved in any divorce case, and to move on with co-parenting once the case is over.

We have an established and highly experienced Criminal Law practice that handles an extensive scope of criminal defence cases. These cases include offences under the Penal Code, the Misuse of Drugs Act, the Prevention of Corruption Act, the Road Traffic Act, the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act, the Immigration Act, the Remote Gaming Act and the Organised Crime Act 2015. We also provide support to accused persons who are undergoing investigation by the authorities. Our strategies are tailored to the facts of each case.

Our Corporate Law department forms our other core competency. This comprises a Mergers & Acquisitions team that advises private equity funds, multi-national corporations and institutional clients on high-value transactions involving complex deal issues and a Banking, Finance and Security team that handles both local and cross-border financing work including acquisition financing and asset-based financing. Our Corporate/M&A practice has been ranked by leading legal publications including Chambers Asia-Pacific, IFLR1000 and Legal 500 Asia-Pacific.

With this blend of core competencies and specialised expertise, we believe we can offer our clients legal support that is professional, comprehensive and seamless.

Silver Sponsor

ARLC was incorporated with limited liability on 09 April 2014. As a firm, ARLC is the embodiment of the experience and practice built up by the Managing Director, Mr. Abdul Rahman Bin Mohd Hanipah.

The practice areas that have been developed at ARLC centers on the needs of the community and  the practice is driven largely by the clients that have known us, appointed us and worked with us for a long period of time. We seek to grow relationships with our clients and we strive to empower them with the proper legal resources and the much needed legal knowledge for them to run their businesses and to manage their personal affairs effectively. 

We believe strongly in people, and our strongest asset in the firm would be the people that run it, the staff that manage the files, the lawyers that attend court and our adminstrative personnel that keep the heart of the practice pumping. 

The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) is a promotion and development agency for Singapore’s legal industry. Our vision is to make Singapore the legal hub of Asia.

SAL works with our stakeholders to set new precedents of excellence in Singapore law through developing thought leadership, world class infrastructure and legal solutions. Our mandates are to build up the intellectual capital of the legal profession by enhancing legal knowledge, raise the international profile of Singapore law, promote Singapore as a centre for dispute resolution, and improve the standards and efficiency of legal practice through continuing professional development and the use of technology.

As a body established by statute, SAL also undertakes statutory functions such as stakeholding services and appointment of Senior Counsel, Commissioners for Oaths and Notaries Public.

SAL is led by a Senate headed by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, and comprising the Attorney-General, the Supreme Court Bench and key leaders of the various branches of the legal profession. It has more than 12,000 members, including the Bench, all persons who are called as advocates and solicitors of the Supreme Court (i.e. the Bar) or appointed as Legal Service Officers, corporate counsel, faculty members of the three local law schools (i.e. National University of Singapore, Singapore Management University and Singapore University of Social Sciences) and foreign lawyers in Singapore.

SAL Academy Publishing, formed in 2007, curates and publishes both primary and secondary legal material to nurture the learning environment and catalyse new ideas. Our vision is to build and aggregate Singapore legal literature for the Singapore legal profession.

Through our law reports, law books and academic journals, available both via print and online, we aim to: 

  • disseminate the laws of Singapore to a wider public in the region and internationally;
  • provide affordable legal materials to the legal profession; and
  • offer an alternative avenue to the academics in our law schools to publish their research, thereby raising awareness of their work and encouraging the exchange of ideas critical to the advancement of legal knowledge and research.

TITO ISAAC & CO LLP is a home-grown, Singapore law practice founded in 1999. We advise, plan and execute legal solutions to help individuals and enterprises preserve, protect and build on their strategic interests and business positions. Our multidisciplinary law practice stems from a broad conceptualisation of legal services – one that encompasses business strategy, design thinking, finance, and other aspects of project and case management.

We provide a full suite of services ranging from litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution, specialist & private client interests to a variety of domestic and cross-border corporate matters. We have accredited mediators, providing alternative solutions for dispute resolution. Some of our lawyers are proud to be amongst the first set of lawyers to be trained in mediation in 1996. Amongst our lawyers are those who have been active in mediation, from the community level to matters elevated to the Singapore Mediation Centre.

At TITO ISAAC & CO LLP, we are inspired by the promise of rebalancing fairness and adding value in our everyday relationships and environments – and into our lives. It is our honour to announce that TITO ISAAC & CO LLP will be celebrating our 20th Anniversary this year!

 

For more details on our sponsorship package, please click here to download.

If you will like to explore sponsorship opportunities with us, please contact the Conference Secretariat - Shirleen Kah/ Jean Wong at cpd@lawsoc.org.sg, +65 65300 225/ 214.

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