With recent trends pointing to the use of mediation as an alternative form of dispute resolution, the strong interest garnered for the mediation seminar jointly organised by Straits Law Practice LLC, with SMC and SIMC was timely.
The seminar entitled “Mediation – Better than Cross-Border Litigation or Arbitration” drew close to 50 participants from local and multi-national companies across various industries.
The opening address was given by Mr Poon Hong Yuen, Director, SIMC and Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Law followed by a presentation on the SIMC by Ms Jolene Goh, Senior Business Development Executive of SIMC.
The panel commentary segment moderated by Mr M Rajaram, Senior Director of Straits Law Practice LLC, saw a lively discussion with interesting insights provided by the panel comprising Ms Gloria Lim, Director (Legal Industry), Ministry of Law, Mr Loong Seng Onn, Executive Director, Singapore Mediation Centre, Ms Jolene Goh, Senior Business Development Executive, SIMC and Mr N. Sreenivasan, SC, Managing Director, Straits Law Practice LLC.
“We are pleased to be one of the first few law firms involved in promoting the use of mediation as one of the alternatives to dispute resolution. As a law firm reputed for its strength in dispute resolution, we at Straits Law Practice LLC continually strive to provide practical and innovative solutions to resolving challenges faced by our clients” said Mr N Sreenivasan, SC, Managing Director of Straits Law Practice LLC.