Tuesday, 19 August 2014

How do you choose the best Singapore Lawyer for your needs? Legal services are various so before choosing, do your research and look up specialised law firms that specialise in your field of need.You should the start doing a more in-depth search of each individual firm and or lawyer. The steps below will help you find the best lawyer for your legal needs.

1.    Interview the lawyer. This should be easily done as many lawyers in Singapore offer an initial free consultation.
  • What experience does the lawyer have in your type of case?
  • How long has he been practicing law?
  • Does he have any special skill set or qualifications?
  • How are his fees structures?
  • Will he have junior lawyers or other assistants for your case?
  • Are there any hidden costs?
  • At what stages will you be billed?
  • Will he or she provide you with warrant to act and a letter of engagement?
  • How will the lawyer inform you of developments in your case?
After meeting with your perspective lawyer you need to ask yourself:
  • Is the lawyer’s experience of the lawyer in your legal needs sufficient?
  • Did he listen to your needs and answered your questions?
  • Do you feel comfortable working with the lawyer?
  • Are you confident the lawyer has the required experience to handle your case?
  • Did you understand the fees and how they are structured?