Maxwell Chambers Turns 10!

On this day a decade ago, Maxwell Chambers officially opened! The Guest of Honour for the opening ceremony was Former Senior Minister S Jayakumar. The event was was held in conjunction with the inaugural Singapore International Arbitration Forum (SIAF), which took place on 22 January 2010. [gallery columns="2" size="full" link="none" ids="5323,5322,5321,5320,5324,5325"] Keep a look out for updates as we commemorate 10 years of Maxwell Chambers this year. #MaxwellChambers #10YearsofMaxwell   ...

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Season’s Greetings from Maxwell Chambers

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at Maxwell Chambers! Wishing you a wonderful festive season and a New Year filled with happiness. Operating hours during festive period: 25 Dec 2019 (Christmas): 24 Dec 19: 8:30am – 3pm. 25 Dec 19: Closed. 26 Dec 19: 8:30am – 6pm1 Jan 2020 (New Year’s Day): 31 Dec 19: 8:30am – 3pm. 1 Jan 20: Closed. 2 Jan 20: 8:30am – 6pm ...

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ACICA and CIArb Australia International Arbitration Conference

The ACICA and CIArb Australia International Arbitration Conference will launch Australian Arbitration Week 2019. The conference will feature speakers from five continents and 15 jurisdictions including members from the judiciary, government, academia in addition to esteemed practitioners. Maxwell Chambers is pleased to be a sponsor for the event. For more info, visit this page. Date: 18 November 2019 Location: The Westin, Brisbane, Australia Time: 9am to 8pm ...

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[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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Event Recap: Maxwell Chambers Suites officially opens

The conserved building at 28 Maxwell Road has undergone many changes since it was first built in 1928 as a Police Barracks by the British colonial government. In 2005, the Red Dot Design Museum Singapore moved into the building and gave it a coat of red paint. After two years of restoration and refurbishment works, it officially opened as Maxwell Chambers Suites on 8 August 2019. The Grand Opening of Maxwell Chambers Suites was one of the highlights of the momentous Singapore Convention Week, which marked the signing of the United Nations Singapore Convention on Mediation, the first United Nations treaty named after...

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