The Law Society’s forum on ‘Witness Preparation: Where to Draw the Line?’ was held as a live webinar on 6 August 2020 and attended by over 400 members of the Law Society. Against the backdrop of the Singapore Court of Appeal’s 2018 decision in Ernest Ferdinand Perez De La Sala v Compañia De Navegación Palomar, SA, a multi-jurisdictional group of speakers examined the thorny questions surrounding witness preparation in both litigation and international arbitration over the course of two engaging panel discussions.

Read our article for some of the highlights of the forum.


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