Other Publications

Report of the Committee for the Professional Training of Lawyers

The Committee that was established by The Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon in August 2016 to conduct a root-and-branch review of the professional training regime for trainee lawyers in Singapore with a view to ensuring its continued relevance has completed its work. A copy of the report can be found here (PDF, 996.36 KB).

BENCHMARK: A decade of Creative Excellence

Published in 2012, the Supreme Court coffee table book titled "BENCHMARK - A decade of Creative Excellence" traces key developments in the history and jurisprudence of the Supreme Court. The book provides readers with a succinct, engaging overview of the Supreme Court of Singapore - its role as part of the judiciary, its structure, administration and facilities. Pictorially driven, it also captures the essence of a forward-looking judiciary that is responsive to the needs of our society, while maintaining the dignity of the nation’s court system and its historical legacy.

A copy of the book can be found here (PDF, 5.22 MB).

In Session - Supreme Court Singapore: The Building, Her Heritage and Her People

On 1st April 1937, Sir Thomas Shenton, Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Straits Settlements, laid the foundation stone for the Supreme Court Building. Built at a total cost of $1.75 million, the interior and exterior design of the Supreme Court Building was calculated to strike awe. Since then, the Supreme Court Building has been one of the most enduring architectural landmarks of Singapore. In Session - Supreme Court Singapore: The Building, Her Heritage and Her People, details not only the distinctive architectural history and features of the building, but also pays tribute to some of the legal luminaries that have walked through its halls. It promises to be a fascinating guide to the rich legal history of Singapore from the Straits Settlements years to her present days.

Other Publications

  • Speeches and Judgments of Chief Justice Yong Pung How
  • Supreme Court Singapore: Excellence Into The Next Millenium
  • The Law in His Hands: A tribute to Chief Justice Chan Sek Keong