The Joseph Grimberg Outstanding Young Advocate Award
Nomination Period: 03 July 2023 to 31 August 2023

The Joseph Grimberg Outstanding Young Advocate Award recognizes young lawyers in good standing who exhibit professional excellence, service to the profession and the bar; service to the community; and/or a reputation for or the advancement of legal ethics and professional responsibility. The award is named in honour of Mr Joseph Grimberg (1933 — 2017),  a highly-regarded former Judicial Commissioner and Senior Counsel in Singapore. He was viewed as one of our finest and most respected legal experts with exceptional leadership in the legal profession.


A nominee must

  • - be engaged in the practice of law for 10 years or fewer with a principal focus on advocacy
  • - be a well-rounded person actively involved in and committed to his or her community
  • - be 40 years of age or below at the time of application
  • - be member in good standing of the Singapore Academy of Law
  • - be nominated by someone else or can be self-nominated

To find out more about the award, you may download the brochure here. For questions regarding the Award or the selection process, please email [email protected].






Mahesh Rai: Receiving the award, 16 September 2021

Sui Yi Siong: For young lawyers, time in Court matters, 19 September 2019

Lionel Leo: Finding your way as a young lawyer, 05 May 2019


Year Awarded


Mr Mahesh RAI


Mr SUI Yi Siong


Mr Lionel LEO Zhen Wei



For inquiries, please email [email protected].