Publication Type

Magazine Article

Publication Date

9-2012

Abstract

“The New Lawyer: How Settlement is Transforming the Practice of Law” by JulieMacFarlane was reviewed in the May issue of the Law Gazette, in conjunction withthe introduction of a “Presumption of ADR” for civil disputes in the SubordinateCourts. MacFarlane describes the emergence of a new advocacy focusing on holisticproblem-solving. The reviewer posed a series of pertinent questions for theSingapore legal profession, “[W]e are all familiar with the popular notion of litigationlawyers as rights warriors. But the litigation lawyer as a conflict resolver? Is he or shean imaginary character or an emerging reality?”

Discipline

Asian Studies | Courts | Dispute Resolution and Arbitration

Research Areas

Dispute Resolution

Publication

Singapore Law Gazette

ISSN

1019-942X

Publisher

Butterworths

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
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