[Maxwell Lectures] Lex constructionis – or My Country first?

Click here to register   Contract law in all countries in the world is based on the twin principles of freedom of contract, and pacta sunt servanda. However, each jurisdiction has laws that impact on contracts for construction work.  Local laws apply if the governing law of the contract is in the jurisdiction, if the site of the construction work is in the jurisdiction, or if the seat of dispute resolution is in the jurisdiction. This lecture explores the question of whether there are universally accepted principles of construction law, a lex constructionis, or whether it is Trumped in every jurisdiction by...

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Now Hiring – Maxwell Chambers

Maxwell Chambers is looking for a capable individual to join our expanding team! To apply, please email [email protected] Senior IT Executive / Assistant IT Manager Job Description To maintain and monitor the infrastructure, computer systems, servers, internet, remote access services like LAN and VPN and etc Installation and configuration of computer systems, diagnose and resolve hardware issues like VoIP devices, digital/interactive signage, video/audio equipment, end user laptop, and software issues. e.g. Microsoft 365, Video Conferencing platform etc Ensure infrastructure security compliance for key cards access, Accounting & CR management, firewall, anti-malware and security CCTV systems Participate as Key User/Member/Lead of the development, implementation,...

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Maxwell Chambers Offers Virtual ADR Hearing Solutions

In view of recent events, we are pleased to announce that Maxwell Chambers is now offering virtual ADR solutions to help legal teams minimise any disruptions to their case proceedings and achieve planned timelines. Maxwell Chambers has collaborated with Opus 2 to offer an integrated platform for case preparation and connected hearing room services to the parties and tribunals. The secure cloud-based platform will enable you to access your materials from anywhere and collaborate online in a single connected environment. This will enable parties to work around current travel restrictions. Singapore-based parties will be able to book a hearing room at Maxwell...

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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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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 [email protected]   Part of Singapore Convention Week  ...

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