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Gloria James-Civetta & Co: Recommended Family Law Firm 2024 by Doyles Guide

We are thrilled to announce that Gloria James-Civetta & Co has been recognized as one of the leading Family & Divorce Law Firms in Singapore for 2024 by the prestigious Doyles Guide. Additionally, our co-founder, Ms. Gloria James, has been honored as one of the leading Family & Divorce Lawyers in Singapore for 2024, and […]
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Gloria James-Civetta & Co Celebrates a Legacy of Mentorship and Legal Excellence

Gloria James-Civetta & Co is proud to highlight the remarkable mentor-mentee relationship between Ms. Gloria James-Civetta, the firm’s head lawyer, and Ms. Liesel Chong, Head of Dispute Resolution Practice. This partnership exemplifies the firm’s commitment to fostering growth and mutual respect within the challenging legal profession. Ms. Chong, reflecting on her experiences, shares a poignant […]
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Gloria James-Civetta & Co Gold Sponsors of Family Conference 2022

Gloria James-Civetta & Co are proud to be Gold sponsors of the upcoming Family Conference 2022. The Virtual Conference will be held from 13-14 September. ( The Family Conference 2022 will focus on “Essentials for the Journey into New Frontiers.3” It will focus on the procedural and substantive law changes that have come into effect […]

Gag Orders in Singapore – “Ms Gloria James”

This article reflects on and questions the practice of gag orders passed by the Singapore Courts, specifically, it scrutinises the balancing act that are gag orders; that between the rightful protection of victims, and the possibly unjust shielding of the guilty.
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Gloria James-Civetta & Co named as Recommended Family Law Firm by Doyles Guide

We are proud to announce that Gloria James-Civetta & Co has been featured as a recommended firm in Doyles’ Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms – Singapore 2021 for the fifth year running. Family Head lawyer, Gloria James, was also named on the Guide as a leading divorce lawyer in Singapore for the fifth year […]

Principal Sponsors for the 7th Annual Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (“AFCC”)

Gloria James-Civetta and Co and Sayer-Jones are delighted to again be the joint principal sponsors for the 7th Annual Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (“AFCC”) – Australia Chapter – Conference. The AFCC is an interdisciplinary and international association of professionals dedicated to improving the lives of children and families through the resolution of family […]
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Formation of Strategic Alliance between Gloria James-Civetta & Co and JingShi Law Firm

Dated: Singapore, 25 April 2019 Gloria James-Civetta & Co and JingShi Law Firm have reached an agreement to form a strategic alliance. Both our firms will share legal professional resources which will result in the continuing professional development of our lawyers. We are proud to be associated with JingShi Law who have been established in Singapore since May […]
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Hide & Seek: Heartbreaking Tales of Abduction by a Parent when Marriage Sours

Source: Reported by the Straits Times on 2nd February 2019 This article shares with readers some heart wrenching real-life examples of parents who has been estranged from their child (“estranged parent”) as a result of his/her ex-spouse taking the child out of the country for extended periods of time. In cases like these, the Singapore […]

Negligent Driving Resulting in Death

The man who had pleaded guilty for causing death by negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide was sentenced to two weeks in jail yesterday.

American Molester Jailed

An American man was sentenced to nine months’ jail on Wednesday for using his mobile phone to take photos of two women showering and outraging the modesty of three women in backpackers’ hostels.

False Police Reports

In 2010, Singapore Criminal Lawyer Gloria James represented a woman who had accused her boyfriend, who was married to another woman, of raping her.

Sexual Grooming

Laws targeting sexual grooming, which came into effect in 2008, focus on sexual predators aged 21 and above

Man Paid Bribe to Win Transport Deal

The man, a partner of a transport company bribed an employee of the Society for the Physically Disabled for his help in clinching a transport service contract.

Woman Fined $1,000 for Caning Son

A woman had been helping her son with revision when she lost her cool. When he was unable to answer the questions given, she caned him all over his body.