International Lawyers Network (ILN)
The International Lawyers Network provides clients with easily accessible, high-quality legal services in more than 68 countries on six continents. The principal strength of the ILN – in addition to the considerable ability and reputation of its member firms – is its professional cohesion. ILN attorneys maintain long-standing relationships across a variety of professional disciplines and geographic boundaries.
First Law International (FLI)
First Law International network is the Brussels-based hub of a worldwide legal network of more than 75 leading national law firms known as FLI NET. FLI NET is ranked in the top tier of the leading legal networks, as classified by Chambers & Partners (“Elite Global Network”), with members having a presence in more than 70 countries around the world. FLI NET member firms currently employ more than 7,000 lawyers in the world’s most thriving economic centers.
The Law Society of Singapore
The Law Society of Singapore website provides information about the purpose and functions of the Society, the Members’ Directory, Calendar of events etc.
Singapore Academy of Law
The Singapore Academy of Law is the umbrella membership body of the legal community in Singapore and has more than 7,000 members. SingaporeLaw, officially found and supported by the Singapore Academy of Law and the Ministry of Law, devises and implements strategies and activities to increase the international profile of Singapore law and to promote Singapore as a centre for dispute resolution.
Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC)
The Singapore Mediation Centre is a non-profit making organisation funded by the Government of Singapore and supported by the Judiciary with extensive Institutional links. The SMC is dedicated to promoting mediation, providing mediation services, related training, accrediting and maintaining a Panel of Mediators and engaging in related consultancy services.
Doing Business in Singapore
Singapore is an island city state often regarded as the bridge between the East and the West. In many ways, the business environment in Singapore exemplifies this East meets West culture. Business transactions are generally conducted according to the practices of the West, but certain Eastern values are still very much entrenched in the society.