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The Practitioners’ Guide on Damages Awarded for Defamation Cases in Singapore (the “Guide”) serves as a comprehensive resource on the whole spectrum of defamation cases that comes before the Singapore courts and the range of damages awarded for such claims. It provides a useful and concise tabulation of defamation cases organised according to the nature of the defamation, the category of claimant, the amount awarded, and the outcome of appeal as well as case summaries for over a decade of reported and unreported cases filed between 2006 and 2017. The Guide outlines the general legal principles on the tort of defamation in Singapore, making it a quick primer on the law of defamation for anyone with an interest in this area of the law.
Editor-in-Chief:District Judge Salina Ishak
Contributing Editor: District Judge Clement Julien Tan
Date of Publication: October 2019
While the first volume covered a wide range of basic topics relating to advocacy from a uniquely Singapore perspective, this companion volume,
Modern Advocacy – More Perspectives from Singapore, seeks to cover specialist topics of interest to Singapore practitioners and includes new developments like the Singapore International Commercial Court and deeper coverage of advocacy before specialist tribunals and fora. The original editorial team is back to helm the project and each chapter has been authored by an acknowledged thought-leader in the area.
General Editors: Eleanor Wong, Lok Vi Ming SC and The Honourable Justice Vinodh Coomaraswamy
Date of Publication: April 2019