Mr Harry Elias highlighted in The Straits Times as one of the Jewish Community here that has greatly contributed to Singapore
Mr Harry Elias, founder of Harry Elias Partnership was one of the prominent members of the Jewish Community lauded for his contributions to Singapore in a recent article in the The Straits Times. The article highlighted the role of Mr Elias, described as ‘among Singapore’s top lawyers” in setting up the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme, in which volunteer lawyers defend for free poor persons accused of non-capital crimes.
Other prominent individuals featured are tycoon Mr Manasseh Meyer, Singapore’s first elected Chief Minister Mr David Marshall, renowned retailer Mr Frank Benjamin and stockbroker and philantrophist Mr Jacob Ballas.
Click here for the full article published in The Straits Times on 8 October 2015.
In a separate story published on the same day, Mr Harry Elias shares the story of his beginnings in Singapore and his experiences during the Japanese occupation and thereafter.
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