Transnational Pro Bono Legal Services Workshop

August 21, 2015
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Join us at our inaugural practitioner’s workshop on Transnational Pro Bono Legal Service in Singapore: Pioneering Novel Legal Solutions for International Migrant Workers in the Region.

The event will be held on Saturday, 22nd August 2015, 9.00AM – 1.00PM, at Angsana 1 Room at the National University of Singapore, Bukit Timah Campus 469G Bt Timah Road Eu Tong Sen Building Singapore 259776.

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Workshop Overview and Agenda

The event seeks to give current and new practitioners a foundational understanding of the legal remedies available to migrant workers who have faced various challenges in the workplace, and how they may access those remedies upon returning home.

The workshop will include hands-on case analysis and a round-table discussion of the role Singapore’s legal system plays in international labour migration, how practitioners can leverage Singapore’s strong rule of law to help those who need legal aid, and how outcomes in Singapore can lead to positive impacts in labour migration practice across the region. By the end of the workshop, participants will be ready to engage in case preparation, litigation, and/or strategic legal research in this area of transnational pro bono practice.


Workshop Agenda