[Article] Singapore ready to become global arbitration hub (In-House Community)

Article first published in In-House Community September 2021 Dispute Resolution Report. Download PDF version here - In House Community Mag Dispute Resolution Report Sep21 IHC Mag [gallery columns="1" size="full" link="none" ids="7192,7191,7190,7189,7188,7187"]                                                              ...

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[Recap] Maxwell Lectures Webinar: Harmonising Judicial Approaches to Choice of Law in Arbitration Agreement | 19 August 2021

Maxwell Lectures - 19 August 2021 (recap)

Maxwell Chambers successfully concluded Maxwell Lectures: Harmonising Judicial Approaches to Choice of Law in Arbitration Agreement on 19 August 2021, featuring Dr. Winnie Jo-Mei Ma from The Arbitration Chambers. This webinar explored the sources and causes of the incessant inconsistency and intricacy in judicial determination of the law governing the arbitration agreement. Alleviating the current uncertainty demands concerted efforts by the parties to expressly specify the law governing their arbitration agreement, as well as by legislatures and arbitral institutions to provide for default choice of law.   Highlights from the Poll Results: (1) If (a) the parties have not expressly chosen any law for...

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[Recap] Maxwell Conversations: Lawrence Teh speaks with Lucy Reed | 22 July 2021

Maxwell Conversations - Session 1 - Recap

Maxwell Chambers successfully concluded the inaugural Maxwell Conversations in July 2021. In the first series of Maxwell Conversations, Maxwell Chambers partnered with Lawrence Teh, a Senior Partner and Co-Head of the International Arbitration Practice at Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP, Singapore, who spoke with prominent US arbitrator and President of ICCA, Prof Lucy Reed on the topic “Does a Right to a Physical Hearing Exist in International Arbitration?”. The session was also joined by Yasmine Lahlou, an editor of the ICCA Right to a Physical Hearing Project and Chiann Bao, a leading arbitrator. In the session, these main points were covered: At what...

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Maxwell Chambers welcomes Shae Teo

On behalf of the Board and team, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Shae Teo, who joins Maxwell Chambers as the Deputy Chief Executive on 17 May 2021. Shae will be joining me and the team to spearhead the next digital transformation milestone of Maxwell Chambers. With Shae’s addition, we will continue to engage and collaborate with our partners and stakeholders in the ADR community. Prior to joining Maxwell Chambers, Shae was with a global leader in legal technology. She also held leadership positions at an Australian legal solutions company. Shae brings experience, a proven track record of success...

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[Interview] Daryl Chew speaks with CNA938 Singapore Today: The changing ADR landscape in light of the pandemic

Singapore has established itself as one of the leading alternative dispute centres in the world, alongside London and Hong Kong. How has the Alternative Dispute Resolution scene been affected by COVID-19? Chairman of Maxwell Chambers, Daryl Chew, spoke with Melanie Oliverio and Lance Alexander, hosts of CNA 938 “Singapore Today”. We summarise the key points from the interview. How has the pandemic changed the alternative dispute resolution landscape and Singapore’s international role in ADR? The pandemic has been a catalyst for change on many fronts. It has created an increased reliance on technology, the adoption of new tools, processes and mind-sets. All these...

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[Podcast] The Port of Call for Settling Disputes – Adrian Tan, a Member of the Board of Directors of Maxwell Chambers speaks with In House Warrior

Adrian Tan_Podcast with In House Warrior

Adrian Tan, a member of our Board of Directors, was a guest speaker on In House Warrior, a daily podcast produced by the Corporate Counsel Business Journal with host Richard Levick of LEVICK. In this episode, Adrian shares more on dispute resolution, the challenges of Covid, the bias of AI, hybrid models and the importance of human connection in resolving disputes. Listen to the full podcast below: ...

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Maxwell Chambers Appoints New Chairman

                                                                    Media Coverage 17 March 2021           Maxwell Chambers in Singapore gets a new board chairman (In-House Community) 12 March 2021           Singapore’s Maxwell Chambers Appoints New Chairman (Litigation Edge) 12 March 2021           Maxwell Chambers appoints new chairman (Lexology) 11 March 2021           New chair at Maxwell Chambers (Global Arbitration Review) 11 March 2021           Maxwell Chambers Appoints New Chairman (Asia Law Portal)  ...

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Maxwell Chambers’ Hybrid and Virtual Hearing Solutions Video in Collaboration with the Ministry of Law

Maxwell Chambers now offers both hybrid and virtual hearing solutions with our state-of-the-art video conferencing capabilities and full suite of services from reputable partners including real-time transcription, interpretation, and digital hearing solutions. Join us as we navigate through a new era of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) hearings. Interested parties may contact us directly at [email protected] or call 6595 9010. The video was filmed in collaboration with the Ministry of Law, Singapore. Special thanks to Opus 2 for the hearing set-up featured in the video. https://youtu.be/K071UwWmDXE...

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Maxwell Chambers Suites link bridge wins BCA Design and Engineering Safety Award

The link bridge that connects both Maxwell Chambers and Maxwell Chambers Suites was one of the recipients of the Building and Construction Authority’s (BCA) Design and Engineering Safety Award. Mr Aaron Foong, managing director of KTP Consultants, a member of Surbana Jurong Group was tasked with designing and constructing the 20m-long overhead bridge to both buildings. Mr Foong used a novel Z-profile steel brace to construct the bridge that took only one night to be installed. Mr Foong said, “It is a sustainable way to achieve an elegant outcome. Adding on he said, “We could easily have added an additional column but it would not have...

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