“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?”
Asian Studies | Courts | Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
Singapore Law Gazette
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Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/sol_research/2368
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