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New on Westlaw Asia: Criminal Appeals in Singapore

Criminal Appeals in Singapore now live on Westlaw Asia.

Author Christopher Corns.

Criminal Appeals in Singapore is a comprehensive, practical and authoritative guide to the law and practice of criminal appeals in Singapore. This book provides a step-by-step account of criminal appeals for all the criminal courts in Singapore and includes flow charts for improved usability. The title explains the rights and grounds of appeal against conviction and sentence, and the way in which appeal courts approach the various types and grounds of appeal as well as the various appeal rights of the prosecution. Up to date, leading cases relevant to all of the central principals are discussed and explained ensuring the content is as comprehensive and up-to-date as possible.

The book also focuses on the role and rights of the prosecution in criminal appeals as well as the constitutional importance of criminal appeals in the overall legal system. A detailed historical account of the development of criminal appeals in Singapore is included in addition to a detailed account of criminal appeals from the Courts Martial to the Military Court of Appeal. 

Criminal Appeals in Singapore provides a “one-stop shop” to assist the busy practitioner with all aspects of criminal appeals.

Check out the title on Westlaw Asia now!

Want a printed copy?  Visit Sweet & Maxwell Singapore to order online now!


New titles added on Westlaw Asia under Hong Kong Commentary tab (current as of end July 2020):

  • Company Law: Insolvency 2020
  • Company Law: Practice & Procedure 2020
  • Documentary Evidence in Hong Kong, Second Edition
  • Archbold Hong Kong 2020 Supplement
  • Hong Kong Civil Procedure 2020
  • Hong Kong Civil Procedure Special Release to the 2020 Edition

New titles added on Westlaw Asia under Malaysia Commentary tab (current as of end July 2020):

  • Digital Copyright Law
  • The Annotated Rules of the Federal Court 1995
  • Malaysian Stamp Duty Handbook (6th edn)
  • Trade Marks Act 2019 with Overview
  • Practice and Procedure of Mediation
Legal Research Webinars

The Training Specialist Team in Asia offer a range of “complimentary” online legal research training courses.  All courses are delivered as Webinars providing an easy, efficient and safe way to learn. Why not register for one of our training courses today?



Course Title

Course Description

Dates & Registration

Westlaw Asia – Researching Malaysia Content

This webinar will outline the steps to conduct legal research for Malaysia content using Westlaw Asia. Attendees will understand the coverage of Malaysia content available, use different search methods and templates and understand the unique features available for different content (case analysis, legislation analysis and more).


Duration: 45 min.

Course Dates:

Wed, 19th August, 3:00pm – 3:45pm



Wed, 21st October, 11:00am – 11:45am Register

Westlaw Asia – Terms & Connectors (Beginners’ Workshop)

This beginners workshop covers the various Terms & Connectors on Westlaw Asia and how they operate. Attendees will then proceed to apply Terms & Connectors in an online exercise and understand how to use them in their searches and post-search filters.


Duration: 30 min.

Course Dates:

Tue, 25th August, 10:00am – 10:30am



Thu, 17th September, 11:00am – 11:30am


Navigating Westlaw

This webinar will outline the steps to conduct legal research for the US. Attendees will be shown how to navigate the features and functionalities of Westlaw, understand the wide-ranging content available, how to use Key Numbers to find cases listed under a specific legal issue, conduct a search using WestSearch and navigate results for cases, statutes and court rules.


Duration: 45 min.

Course Dates:

Fri, 21st August, 10:00am – 10:45am



Tue, 22nd September, 11:00am – 11:45pm


Practical Law

The session outlines the steps to conduct legal research on Practical Law UK. Attendees will be able to understand the coverage of content available on Practical Law, navigate different functionalities on the homepage and introduce the Ask function and Meet the Team to understand who creates the resources available.


Duration: 60 min.

Course Dates:

Thu, 20th August, 11:00am – 12:00pm



Mon, 7th September, 2:00pm – 3:00pm



Thu, 22nd October, 11:00am – 12:00pm


Practical Law Fast Draft

The webinar will focus on how to use the document automation software Fast Draft (powered by Contract Express) on Practical Law. The features and functionalities of Fast Draft will be highlighted, allowing users to minimize drafting time and eliminate human error.


Duration: 30 min.

Course Dates:

Thu, 27th August, 11:00am – 11:30am



Mon, 12th October, 3:00pm – 3:30pm



Westlaw China

此次课程介绍了万律(Westlaw China)的内容与功能,展示万律各个内容类型的分类标准,快速准确检索到所需内容。课程同时介绍万律Alert如何设置;英文翻译质量如何保证;同时对如何阅读具体文件进行详细解读。 

This webinar will introduce the content and functions of Westlaw China, display the classification each content type of Westlaw China, and search the required content quickly and accurately. The webinar will also introduce how to set up Alert; how to ensure the quality of English translation. At the same time, the webinar will explain how to read specific documents.

(Remark: Webinar would be conducted in Mandarin.)

Duration: 45 min.

Course Dates:

Mon, 17th August, 3:00pm – 3:45pm





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