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Postby jpatokal » Thu, 24 May 2007 7:44 pm

So I've got a couple of contracts coming up that need a few glances from a trained legal eyeball. The bigger legal shops in Singapore seem to want S$300/hour and up with a 10 hour retainer, which comes to $3000 before I even know if they're any good. :shock: Any recommendations?
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Postby E-T » Thu, 24 May 2007 7:54 pm

What kind of contracts are you speaking of? Different contracts require different lawyers.

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Postby jpatokal » Fri, 25 May 2007 3:13 pm

E-T wrote:What kind of contracts are you speaking of? Different contracts require different lawyers.

Basically software licensing & employment.
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Postby E-T » Fri, 25 May 2007 4:42 pm

I see. So I reckon it will be more associated with IT and Employment.

My buddy's mum is a business lawyer. He is currently in Australia for a business trip, allow me some time to check out if his mum deal with these. If she doesn't, I will ask for other laywers or contacts.

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Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 25 May 2007 10:39 pm

JP, the problem is that cheap lawyers aint worth chit. I am about to spend S$17,000 to get my employment contracts and project engagement contracts professionally done. Thing is, they know how to deal with every situation within the international context in Asia. The cheap guys can do Sillypore... but unlesss you are local I don't see any alternative but to pay for the expertise. Well worth it in the long run.

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Postby ashnd76 » Wed, 20 Jun 2007 12:31 am

Approach the Singapore Law Society, they can help you in the right direction. If you're lucky they might offer you free advice, but they might have some reservations coz if you were to rely on it, they they can be liable for tort of negligence.


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