2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE LAW SOCIETY OF SINGAPORE

27 October 2020
 
Our Ref: LS/1/AGM/20-01/DLT
 
To: Practitioner Members of the Law Society of Singapore
 
2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE LAW SOCIETY OF SINGAPORE
 
1.Pursuant to section 67 of the Legal Profession Act, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the Law Society of Singapore will be held at:
 
 Stamford Raffles Room #301 and #302, Maxwell Chambers, 32 Maxwell Rd, Singapore 069115; as well as
 
 via Zoom
 
 on Tuesday, 27 October 2020 at 6.00 pm to transact the following business:
 
 (a)To confirm the minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Law Society of Singapore held on 11 October 2019.
 
 (b)To receive the Annual Report of the Law Society of Singapore for the period from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020.
 
 (c)To receive the Audited Accounts of the Law Society of Singapore for the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.
 
 (d)Any other business.
 
2.You may find the following on the Law Society’s website at www.lawsociety.org.sg:
 
 The Annual Report and Audited Accounts (click ‘Media’ > ‘Annual Reports’); and
 
 The minutes of the last Annual General Meeting held on 11 October 2019 (click ‘Members’ Library’ > [Log in with your ID and Password] > ‘Society Matters’ > ‘General Meetings’).
 
Registration is Compulsory
 
3.Members may attend the Annual General Meeting either in-person at Stamford Raffles Room #301 and #302 at Maxwell Chambers (Main Building) or online via Zoom. Due to COVID-19 regulations on safe management measures, the number of in-person attendees is strictly limited. Some Council members and Secretariat staff have been asked to participate online via Zoom in order to free up spaces for members.
 
4.Registration is compulsory for both in-person and online attendance. Please register for the Annual General Meeting at www.lawsociety.org.sg/AGM. The registration page is accessible only to members with the required login credentials. Members may go to www.lawsociety.org.sg/signin/ to reset their password.
 
In-person Attendance
 
5.Registration for in-person attendance of the Annual General Meeting is on a first-come first-served basis as seats are strictly limited owing to COVID-19 safe management measures. 
 
6.Submission of registration form should not be construed as successful registration until an e-mail confirmation of a successful registration is provided by the Secretariat. 
 
7.Members must produce the e-mail confirmation of successful registration for admission to the onsite Annual General Meeting. 
 
Online Attendance
 
8.Members are required to register for online attendance of the Annual General Meeting. An e-mail acknowledgement will be sent to members who have submitted their registration.
 
9.The Secretariat will follow up with another e-mail containing the Zoom link and password to all successful registrants on the day of the Annual General Meeting.
 
Online Protocols
 
10.  The following protocols will apply to all online participants of the Annual General Meeting:
 
 (a)Participants are to display their name as it appears in their Practising Certificate in their Zoom profile.
 
 (b)By default, participants should set their audio to MUTE and the video to ON.
 
 (c)  Participants who wish to speak up at the AGM are to type the word “Question” in the Zoom chat function. This should be sent to all participants in the Zoom for transparency reasons. Participants may unmute and speak only upon being called to do so. 
 
 (d)Participants are not to use the “raise hand” emoji in Zoom as that could be easily missed.
 
 (e)Participants are to refrain from asking substantive questions in the Zoom Chat function. Any questions asked via such chat function will not be entertained.    
 
 (f)  Participants should use the Zoom Chat function to type ‘Object’ if they object the passing of a resolution. The meeting proceedings will be paused to allow time for participants to indicate their objection in this manner.
 
 The above-mentioned rules will be adhered to strictly to maintain orderly proceedings.
 
Thank you for your understanding.
 

Yours faithfully

Delphine Loo Tan
Chief Executive Officer
for and on behalf of
The Council of The Law Society of Singapore
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