20 Jan '11, 1pm

#Singapore Chief Justice urges local law firms to embrace change to stay ahead

SINGAPORE: Embrace change, discard the culture of ranking partners by seniority, share profits equitably and seek out fresh talent to stay competitive. This advice was given by Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong in a foreword written for law firm Rodyk and Davidson's new book, "Rodyk 150 Years", which he launched on Thursday evening. Chief Justice Chan said Singapore needs more and larger law firms with the talent, ability and desire to compete internationally. The book details Rodyk's 150-year-old history, including its merger with HelenYeo and Partners in 2002. And the firm believes that having a diverse talent pool will help in staying competitive. According to Rodyk and Davidson's managing partner, senior counsel Philip Jeyaretnam, the firm is taking steps to increase the diversity of their lawyers as the legal profession globalises to make sure they become something more th...

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