[Maxwell Lectures] SAWL in conjunction with Maxwell Chambers present: Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) 101

Registration is now open here. The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), adopted in 1979 by the United Nations General Assembly, is an international treaty that aims to achieve equality b/w men & women and to end discrimination that women face in all areas of their lives. It defines what constitutes discrimination against women and what governments should do to end such discrimination. Since it took effect in September 1981, it has been ratified by 189 states, including Singapore in 1995. As a signatory to CEDAW, S’pore is legally obliged to align with CEDAW standards. As...

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Video Recap: Grand Opening of Maxwell Chambers Suites, 8 Aug 2019

Watch the recap of the Grand Opening of Maxwell Chambers Suites on 8 August 2019! The new premises was officially opened by Law Minister Mr K Shanmugam, SC as well as our Chairman, Mr Philip Jeyaretnam, SC. With the expanded Maxwell Chambers, Singapore strengthens its position as an internationally acclaimed dispute resolution hub. Credit: Ministry of Law (Singapore) ...

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Maxwell Chambers Suites Officially Opens Today Giving Yet Another Boost to Singapore’s Legal Hub Position

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text] Singapore Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law K Shanmugam, SC, and Chairman of Maxwell Chambers Mr Philip Jeyaretnam, SC, today officially opened Maxwell Chambers Suites, the new extension of Maxwell Chambers. They were joined by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Finance and Education Indranee Rajah and Senior Minister of State for Law and Health Edwin Tong, as well as ministers and senior officials from 12 countries, and more than 350 guests from the government, judiciary, law firms, dispute resolution institutions, law associations, businesses and academia. Read more here....

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Grand Opening of Maxwell Chambers Suites

  Date: 8 August 2019 Time: 6:30pm - 8.30pm This event commemorates the Grand Opening of the new extension of Maxwell Chambers, the world’s first integrated dispute resolution complex. Guests will get an exclusive look at the newly-refurbished facilities within a conserved building, and experience an exciting night of festivities with local fare and entertainment.   Keynote address by: Mr K Shanmugam, SC, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, Singapore   Welcome remarks by: Mr Philip Jeyaretnam, SC, Chairman, Maxwell Chambers   By invitation only. For enquiries, please email mcsopening@maxwellchambers.com   Part of Singapore Convention Week  ...

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Inaugural IBA Asia Pacific Arbitration Conference

Event Summary The Rise of Asia Pacific: trends and developments – Tracking the landscape for international commercial and investment arbitration across the Asia Pacific region Innovation and change: going beyond boundaries – Novel arbitration practices specifically catered for disputes, with an Asian Pacific element What remains to be done: gazing into the future – Role of arbitration counsel, arbitrators, international organisations, arbitral institutions and judiciary in effecting changes in the practice of international arbitration Maxwell Chambers is pleased to be the venue sponsor for the event. Date: Tues, 6 August 2019 Time: 1pm - 8pm Venue: Maxwell Chambers, 32 Maxwell Road, Singapore 069115 For more...

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The Big Deal: Managing Disputes in Asia

Event Summary The course of a deal rarely runs smooth, especially when big personalities, big reputations and big money is involved. "The Big Deal: Managing Disputes in Asia" is a holistic take on what is being done so that businesses and legal industry stakeholders can work effectively to manage and resolve disputes before, during and after deals, with a view towards preserving relationships, lowering transaction costs, promoting certainty, and creating new commercial opportunities in an Asian context. Maxwell Chambers is pleased to be the venue sponsor for the event. Date: Mon, 5 August 2019 Time: 9am - 5pm Venue: Maxwell Chambers, 32 Maxwell Road, Singapore...

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Media Event: 50 Students From 13 Schools Appointed Singapore Convention Youth Ambassadors

Some 50 students from 13 schools will be appointed Singapore Convention Youth Ambassadors to high-level international delegations visiting Singapore in August to witness the signing of the Singapore Convention on Mediation. This was announced on 18 June by the Ministry of Law (MinLaw) at the launch of the Singapore Convention Youth Involvement Programme at Maxwell Chambers. Under this programme, the 17 to 18-year-old students will host guided tours around key places of interest. On 8th August, the students will lead foreign delegates on tours of Maxwell Chambers and its expansion, Maxwell Chambers Suites, which will hold its Grand Opening on the same...

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