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Deputy Attorney-General Hri Kumar Nair highlights the professional and personal toll taken on mid-tier lawyers when law firms prioritise profitability as a measure of performance. In order to retain and develop talent, he notes the importance of providing young lawyers mentorship and training opportunities to help them realise their full potential.
With traffic increase on Singapore’s legislation website, AGC’s Legislation Division further endeavours to simplify existing laws. The Plain Laws Understandable by Singaporeans (PLUS) project aims to use shorter sentences and rid archaic wording.
AGC refutes critique from NUS law professor Jeffrey Pinsler with regard to the referral of three lawyers for a Law Society disciplinary probe.