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Lee Seong Yan ’68 is pleased to report: “I am still in active practice 42 years after being called to the Bar.” Kudos to you too, Seong Yan!

Franklin Goonting ’69 says hello from Malaysia: “I have been in active legal practice since my call to the Malaysian Bar in December 1969. I co-founded M/s Lim Soh & Goonting in 1994, and left it in June 2003 upon my appointment as Chairman of the Industrial Court of Malaysia. Upon my retirement from the Bench in February 2012, I have re-joined M/s Lim Soh & Goonting as a consultant.”

Click to see this in full screen sizePut this in your diary! Our very own Lee Chin Yen' 72, a founding member of the Vancouver Piano Ensemble, will be performing with the Ensemble at 8:00 pm on 11 April 2012 at the University Cultural Centre at NUS. They will perform a varied programme of original and classical works for up to two pianos. Chin Yen is looking forward to seeing old classmates, and meeting new friends from our Law School alumni. Law School is organising a reception for our alumni at 6:30 pm, just before the concert – if you would like to come, please email lawlink@nus.edu.sg, or call Zafira at telephone number: 6516-3616.

Sandra Grace Rankine ’85 says hello to her fellow alumni! She moved to Kuala Lumpur some years ago, and says she is leading a very simple but happy life.




Benjamin Ang '93 and Jane Lau '93 a.k.a. synth pop / electronic pop duo Cosmic Armchairperformed at the LOVELECTRIC event (Blu Jaz Cafe) - a special event with three synthpop / electronic bands in one night under one roof. They enjoyed sharing the stage with with the other bands Riot In Magenta and I Hate This Place, and played songs from their new upcoming album, including one that had just been written three days before the show! You can hear their music and watch their videos at www.cosmicarmchair.com

Lillian Wang ’96Suzanne Lim ’96Jeanne Lee DipSing ’96 and Adeline Ang ’96 (Ed: yup, that’s me) have been busy starting up an animal advocacy group with a difference … with a name like “Three Legs Good”, can you guess which particular subset of animals they are advocating for? According to these classmates, Three Legs Good aims to:

- give injured and disabled dogs a second chance at life,

- raise awareness of the joys of adopting a mongrel, and

- encourage people to consider adopting (rather than buying) a pet.

And why such a specific target group? Lillian explains: “We've seen our fair share of dogs who have lost a leg to accidents, and yet have gone on to live full, happy lives as a family pet.”

To kick things off, Three Legs Good is organising a photo exhibition titled “Mongrel” – the exhibition seeks to turn around people’s negative perceptions of the word (and the breed – or rather, lack thereof), and show mongrels to be proud, loyal, affectionate, healthy and loving pets. The exhibition will be held in July 2012. To find out more, go to Three Legs Good’s website: http://threelegsgood.org/ ; or find them on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Three-Legs-Good/302644759799306

Linda Ong ’01, who fronts one of Singapore's leading alternative rock bands, Lunarin, played a solo acoustic set at The Esplanade on 28 February 2012. She delighted the audience with a beautiful and unexpected cover of Cyndi Lauper's Time After Time - don't take our word for it, watch the video below!

Bernice Tan ’06 and Don Wang DipSing ’05 write: “We exchanged our vows with a sunset wedding on 10 December 2011 at the exclusive 6-star villa resort of Trisara, Phuket in a glass pavilion overlooking the Andaman Sea. The wedding was an intimate and personal affair; with only 40 guests made up of close friends and family. Guests nibbled on fiery Thai cuisine and enjoyed a 20-minute fireworks display on the beach. Wedding festivities extended over the entire weekend, culminating in a decadent champagne Sunday brunch.”

 

Pavandeep Singh Gill ’08 writes: “I joined Clifford Chance LLP's Dubai office on 14 August 2011 as a Capital Markets associate. I look forward to keeping in touch with everyone else back in Singapore.”

Rishard P. O. Cooper (Exchange) ’11 sends greetings from New York! He reports that he thoroughly enjoyed his time on exchange in Singapore in the Spring of 2011: “It was an exceptional cultural and educational opportunity.”  Rishard graduated from Northwestern University School of Law in May 2011, and has started work at Shearman & Sterling in New York City, in their Mergers & Acquisitions Group.  Rishard says, “I hope that more exchange students will be included in alumni relations and efforts going forward.” We are glad to know that we have your support, Rishard – we hope to see you at the next NYC alumni gathering!

If you would like to send us an update, or would like our help to get in touch with your former classmates from Law School, drop us an email at lawlink@nus.edu.sg!

 

 

 

 

 

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