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Dear Amicus Agony,I am a fourth year PQE in a small firm which does mainly civil litigation. Recently, my partner approached me to do a trial with him where I would be first chair and conducting the trial. I did

Should you change your existing business structure from sole-proprietorship or a partnership to a company? A tax professional’s angle. According to the Commissioner of Inland Revenue, Mr Ng Wai Choong, in the current annual report for the financial year ended 31

Pressure is an inevitable part of working in the legal profession. While the type of pressure might be different between those in private practice, government or in house legal roles, the impact of pressure on performance is real. Research into

Background – The “Panama Papers” Leak In 2016, an anonymous source released 11.5 million client files from what was then the fourth-largest offshore services firm in the world, Mossack Fonseca & Co (a Panamanian law firm), in an incident now known

Dear Amicus Agony,When I first started practice, I had joined this law firm where I felt miserable the whole time. The boss would deliberately call the office at 5-6pm on Friday evenings to give us “urgent research” to be done

This article is based on a speech was delivered by Dinesh Dhillon, Partner, Allen & Gledhill LLP, at the Australian Bar Association conference held in July 2019.Ethics in advocacy - how far can you go? The short answer is one

Why Quantitative Skills Matter for Lawyers “Innumerable are the lawyers who explain that they picked law over a technical field because they have a ‘math block’”The Honourable Judge Richard Posner[ref]Infra note 4.[/ref] On 18 June 1964 at about 11:30am, Mrs Juanita Brooks

Dear Amicus Agony,I have been considering whether or not to submit a formal request to my supervising partner for a secondment to a client (whom I potentially see myself working for in the long-term as an alternative to private practice).

Dear Young Lawyers,The first two to three years of practice have been quite the journey. It is true that being in practice teaches you lessons you never would have learnt in school. In having this opportunity to write this piece

Introduction Scratch, Python and C++, three of the world’s most well-known coding languages, may not be familiar to many lawyers. In recent years, the coding phenomenon has taken the world by storm with coding being touted not only as “the most