Pro Bono Conference II

Asian Law Students’ Association (“ALSA”) Around the World

It is an honour for Eugene Thuraisingam LLP to be supporting ALSA Around the World Pro Bono Conference II, held over the weekend with more than 100 delegates.

In 2019, Suang Wijaya had also sat on the panel at this Conference discussing the Pro Bono scene in Singapore, alongside District Judge May Mesenas, Ms Sheela K Devi,  Mr Lim Tanguy, Mr Leonard Lee, Mr Chan  Hian Young and Mr Ng Shi Yang.

As a firm dedicated to the Criminal and Commercial Disputes, pro bono representation of accused persons in criminal proceedings is, and has always been, a core aspect of the firm’s practice, we are proud of our role in enhancing access to justice.

On the first day of the Conference, Eugene Thuraisingam was invited to deliver his opening address, alongside The President of ALSA International and the Executive Director of the Organising Committee of A2TW.

Eugene also shared his thoughts during the closing panel discussion on Pro Bono in Crisis Situation, together with his esteemed panellists, Dr. Kalpeshkumar L Gupta, Pro Bono India, Founder, Ms. Iram Majid, Indian Institute of Arbitration & Mediation, Director, Mr. Davyd Wong, Pro Bono Hong Kong, Founder, Mr. Chan Hian Young, Allen & Gledhill LLP, Co-Head of Pro Bono Programme, Prof. Chan Wing Cheong, Singapore Management University, Yong Pung How School of Law, Professor of Law, Mr. Lionel Leo, WongPartnership LLP, Partner, and Mr. Jonathan Wong. Law Guide Singapore, Founder

We hope the delegates found the Conference to be meaningful and informative.