06 Jan '12, 11pm

[ST] Lawyers should take on more cases for free: Top legal figures

[ST] Lawyers should take on more cases for free: Top legal figures

By K. C. Vijayan, Law Correspondent High Court judges and Judges of Appeal in front of the Supreme Court building at the opening of the legal year on Friday: (seated, from left) Justice Choo Han Teck, Justice Judith Prakash, Judge of Appeal V.K. Rajah, Judge of Appeal Chao Hick Tin, Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong, Judge of Appeal Andrew Phang, Justice Lai Siu Chiu, Justice Tan Lee Meng and Justice Belinda Ang; (standing, from left) Justice Steven Chong, Justice Philip Pillai, Justice Lee Seiu Kin, Justice Tay Yong Kwang, Justice Woo Bih Li, Justice Andrew Ang, Justice Chan Seng Onn and Justice Quentin Loh. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA Lawyers should take on more cases for free to help make sure every citizen has access to justice, the country's top legal figures said on Friday. They are considering new ways to boost the amount of pro bono work carried out in Singapore. These c...

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