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Dear Amicus Agony,I am a young lawyer working in the litigation department of a large law firm. Often there are times when my partner insists that I have to be aggressive in my correspondence with opposing counsel to put up

In a series of interviews with women lawyers from different backgrounds, the Law Society’s Women in Practice Committee seeks to explore gender equality in the legal profession in Singapore. By sharing these vignettes, we hope to celebrate all of

The Legal Business Landscape Today Technology and new dynamics of the business relationship between lawyers and clients are driving change in the legal industry.The classic law firm business model is losing its lustre.Clients today demand better service, faster turn-around and

How should the role of the lawyer morph during and after times of crisis? Aside from the role of being a technical expert of the law, which is the corner stone of our “business-as-usual” work, fulfilling our function in society

When we ushered in the new decade on 31 December 2019, few of us could have imagined that our lives in 2020 would change so drastically.In a flurry, we went from our normal lives into a circuit breaker and were

In 2018, the International Bar Association (IBA) published a report titled “Us Too? Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession”.[ref]IBA, “Us Too? Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession” (May 2019) <https://www.ibanet.org/bullying-and-sexual-harassment.aspx> (accessed 20 September 2020) (2018 IBA

Introduction Virtual hearings are increasingly becoming the norm with the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Any prior aversion to the use of technology had to quickly give way to remote working technologies, including the use of video-conferencing facilities. It

These days, competition is too stiff for law firms not to seek out every advantage that will help them more effectively win clients and keep their business. Even before the coronavirus pandemic upended life as we know it, the Georgetown

Late last week, I had some contemplative thoughts as I went to my optometrist for my usual eye checkup. As I was asked to recite the alphabets in front of me, I was thinking - 20/20 vision is often an

Earlier this week, an old friend's mother died after succumbing to dengue at the age of 82. My wife's auntie passed away peacefully in her sleep a few days later. Wakanda Forever will never be the same as the male lead Chadwick