Tag Archives: Thio Shen Yi

THE TRUE WINNERS OF THE CHC TRIAL? LAW FIRMS REPRESENTING CHC

The trial of the 6 City Harvest Church (CHC) leaders may not be Singapore's longest running trial, but it is the most expensive trial in the country's history. According to a senior lawyer, Foo Cheow Ming, each of the defendants may have to fork out at least $1 million more as the Attorney General's Chambers (AGC) has referred the case to the Court of Appeal.

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LAW SOCIETY CHARGES M RAVI WITH 4 COUNTS OF MISCONDUCT

Despite having been suspended from practising because of his worsened psychiatric condition, lawyer M Ravi will have to appear before a disciplinary tribunal for purported acts of misconduct before his suspension kicked in. This, after the chief justice yesterday cleared the way for the Law Society’s (LawSoc) complaint against him be formally investigated.

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LAW SOCIETY SAYS ITS DECISION TO BAN M RAVI FROM PRACTICE NOT POLITICALLY MOTIVATED

Yesterday night the Law Society of Singapore issued a statement denying that their ban on popular human rights lawyer M Ravi's practice was motivated by his decision to stand for election. The Law Society was responding to a video uploaded by a supporter of M Ravi. M Ravi was filmed going to the Law Society premises with supporters to protest his ban. Mr Ravi said in the video that the ban was politically motivated and an attempt to stop his election bid. He also accused Lee Hsien Loong and Lee Kuan Yew of trying to "fix the opposition".

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