The Straits Times
Published on Jan 04, 2013

Two more lawyers appointed Senior Counsel


Lawyer N. Sreenivasan of Straits Law and Mr Lionel Yee Woon Chin from the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC), were appointed Senior Counsel on Friday morning at the opening of the legal year.

Mr Sreenivasan is the managing director of the Singapore-based practice, while Mr Yee is Second Solicitor-General, the third-highest-ranking post within the AGC.

The two new appointments, announced by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, brings the number of elite Senior Counsel here to 54.

The accolade, introduced in 1997, is given to those who possess outstanding ability as advocates, extensive knowledge of the law and the highest professional standing.