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Alter Ego

Mental health has been the talk of the town since the pandemic started lasted year. To me, it is one of the most important aspects of a lawyer’s well-being. Often, lawyers lament that they are mentally exhausted by their law practice

The theme of the Institute of Policy Studies conference held in Singapore this month was Reset. Such an apt word in this climate that we live in. The word stuck in my mind and I started thinking about what reset

Last year was a good year for learning. I learnt many valuable life lessons, one of which was placing others first. In the fiercely competitive society we live in, we do our best to stand up and out amongst the crowd

If there is one word to describe 2020, I would say it is change. I would not be exaggerating to say that we went through changes every other month this year. Changes can be categorized as positive or negative. The changes

2020 has been an interesting year, to say the least. Many people consider it a “wasted year”. Others wish it never came at all or have been wishing for it to go away. Well, it is finally going to be

As I write this column, it is day two of Phase 2.  Life is nearly returning to how it was on 6 April 2020.  Most people are flocking to the food centres, restaurants and malls. The pandemic is not over

As I type out this column on my laptop, I am sitting in my study, which has become my second home since late February 2020 when the firm initiated its Business Continuity Plan. When the Wife and I set up

Dear Rajan, Today is 31 December 2020. I am the Corona Virus. I am still here. I am not gone. I do not want to go away forever as I have much to show and teach the world. I have been a part

More than five years ago, whilst moving office, I contemplated working from a serviced office. Being a small firm, it seemed sensible not to operate from a traditional office space. Following that, I became fascinated by telecommuting or what is

“You are too nice," he said. "How do you want me to be at a mediation?" I replied. "I am worried," he said. I had given an assessment of the outcome at the mediation to him. "If you are worried,