Pro bono in Singapore: imbuing lawyers with a sense of public service

Editors’ views

Providing free legal advice is an important factor in the lawyer-client relationship, as well as the employer-employee relationship, writes John van der Luit-Drummond

An increasingly vibrant culture of pro bono advice may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think about Singapore’s legal services market. Nevertheless, during my recent trip to the Little Red Dot, many lawyers were keen to highlight their pro bono credentials and the importance such work has to their respective …