Senior Counsel Thio Shen Yi, has been elected by the 2015 Council as President of the Law Society for 2015.
He will assume office after current president, Senior Counsel Lok Vi Ming steps down on Dec 31.
Mr Thio said he hopes that the Law Society will provide thought leadership in worthy initiatives that will help the community, business and legal sectors.
He added , "I also hope to work more closely with foreign lawyers and firms in Singapore to build a more integrated profession that is ready for the challenges and opportunities that Singapore as an economic and financial hub will face, in the coming years."
Mr Thio will pass on his vice-presidency to Mr Kelvin Wong and Mr Gregory Vijayendran while Ms Kuah Boon Theng has been elected as Treasurer.