Senior Associate Justin Tan Selected as an Accredited Specialist in Building and Construction Law by SAL
Harry Elias Partnership is delighted to announce that our Senior Associate, Justin Tan, has been selected as an Accredited Specialist in Building and Construction Law by the Singapore Academy of Law.
The Singapore Academy of Law's Specialist Accreditation Scheme confers recognition of a legal practitioner's expertise and experience in a specialised area of law. Its purpose is in part to provide the legal industry and general public with a reliable means of identifying and accessing legal practitioners who have proven themselves as possessing the requisite skills and knowledge in a practice area.
The Scheme has a rigorous assessment process, requiring legal practitioners to show evidence of knowledge and expertise in Building & Construction Law. Amongst other requirements, an applicant must show substantial involvement in practice in Building & Construction Law; provide references from Building & Construction legal practitioners; sit for an examination; and attend a selection panel interview before a panel of three assessors comprising of Judges and senior industry representatives.
Justin was ranked 1st in the accreditation exams and is now part of a select group of experts in Building and Construction Law. The list of specialists in Building and Construction Law now stands at 16 Seniors Accredited Specialists and 17 Accredited Specialists.
More details about the Scheme can be found here.