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Have you ever been asked whether by your children or by random strangers what you do as a lawyer and found yourself stumped to come up with an all-encompassing answer that conveys the myriad things that lawyers do? We posed

While issues of AI, technology and innovative business models have dominated discussions about the changing landscape for legal practices, another significant factor is the movement of talent. In more traditional and multi-generational practices, the founding or senior partners of law

There are a number of important recent statutory changes of Thailand’s Civil and Commercial Code (CCC) that have major implications for foreign corporate investors in Thailand, including the minimum number of shareholders required for limited liability companies, board of director

Dear Amicus Agony, I am a Newly Qualified lawyer and feel a heavy sense of imposter syndrome in my firm specifically, and out of place in the industry generally. To elaborate, there are times I feel that my legal research is

Conversations with Adrian Tan and Ng Wai King To commemorate International Women’s Day 2023, the Law Society’s Women in Practice committee spoke with Adrian Tan (President, Law Society of Singapore and Partner, TSMP Law Corporation) and Ng Wai King (Chairman and

What In-house Legal Teams Look For While in-house legal departments are often responsible for providing almost all legal services to their organisations, sometimes the services of external lawyers are engaged for the following reasons: Expertise and experience in specific areas of

Legal trainees in Singapore currently undergo a practice training period (PTP) of six months. This is set to increase to 12 months in 2025, following the recommendations by the CPTL to improve the training regime. However, the recommendations seem to

Dear Amicus Agony, I am a junior lawyer. Recently, I have been working on a contentious matter. The opposing counsel is a senior lawyer whom I must interact with frequently. The senior lawyer has been very condescending. It is evident from

By now most would have heard of how OpenAI’s ChatGPT has been taking the world by storm since its launch in late November 2022. Why is ChatGPT prompting so much discussion? Its interface is user-friendly, even for the Luddite. One merely

Quite apart from the beginnings of a global pandemic that would come to re-define the way we lived, the year 2020 will go down in the annals of history as an eventful year. This was the year when the phrase