A Glocalised Legal Profession
As part of its English colonial heritage, Singapore's is characteristically a common law legal system, following until recently many of its archaic customs and practices. One key difference with the English system, however is that unlike the latter - where barristers have rights of audience which solicitors typically do not - Singapore's legal profession is a fused one. Lawyers called to the Singapore bar are both advocates and solicitors who are entitled to advise their clients and plead their case directly in court.
Singapore, law, practice of law
Asian Studies | Law | Legal Profession
Law, Society and Governance
The Legal System of Singapore: Institutions, Principles and Practices
Chan, Gary Kok Yew; Lee, Jack Tsen-Ta
City or Country
A Glocalised Legal Profession. (2015). The Legal System of Singapore: Institutions, Principles and Practices. 199-233. Research Collection School Of Law.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/sol_research/1583