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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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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Maxwell Chambers Suites to officially open on 8 August 2019

Maxwell Chambers Suites, the old Traffic Police headquarters along Maxwell Road, will officially open on 8 August as part of the expanded Maxwell Chambers after two years of restoration works. The expansion of the dispute resolution complex commenced in 2017 to meet the growing demand for dispute resolution services in Singapore. The opening date was announced by Home Affairs and Law Minister K. Shanmugam on Friday (April 26) at the Inter-Pacific Bar Association conference. In his speech, Mr Shanmugam addressed the following: Maxwell Chambers Suites, along with other initiatives, has boosted Singapore's position as an international dispute resolution centre Demand for dispute resolution services...

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Singapore’s Appeal as an Arbitration Venue

  With an increasing number of arbitral centres opening in Asia, arbitration professionals today have many more centres to consider. Yet, Singapore remains a world leader in dispute resolution, with parties continuing to choose Singapore as their preferred seat of arbitration. We list the primary reasons why:   Singapore is the top city for ICC Arbitrations in Asia According to ICC dispute resolution statistics, 2017 was the eighth year in which Singapore was ranked as ICC’s top arbitration seat in Asia.   Stable legal system based on English law There is strong legislative and judicial support for arbitration.   Strong international reputation of Singapore International Arbitration...

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Event Recap: Impact of the recent changes to the SIAC Rules on Arbitration

Maxwell Chambers had the pleasure of hosting the talk, 'Impact of the recent changes to the SIAC Rules on Arbitration' by Paul Sandosham (Clifford Chance) as part of the LexisNexis talk series on 16 August 2018. We would like to thank all participants as well as LexisNexis Singapore for co-hosting! Photos courtesy of LexisNexis Singapore...

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Maxwell Chambers Wins Architectural Heritage Award

In October 2012, Maxwell Chambers was conferred an Architectural Heritage Award from the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) of Singapore for heritage building conservation and restoration. URA noted that the former Customs House building, which was built in the 1930s, had been “impressively refurbished” through an “intriguing fusion of old and new”. The building was gazetted as a conservation building by the URA in 2007, and marked as the 88th historic site in Singapore by the National Heritage Board in 2010....

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