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Dear Amicus Agony, I was recently laid off as my firm is scaling down and I am not sure what to do. I am also embarrassed and have not really shared the news with my friends. I have been looking around

The Advisory Committee was asked by a legal practitioner to provide guidance

Going the Extra Mile In today’s increasingly competitive market for legal services, it is no longer sufficient for lawyers to handle clients’ instructions in a professional and timely manner. Law firms need to go the extra mile by providing “value-added” services.

People often fear what they do not understand. Indeed, legal-tech has been met with much hesitation - after all, its underlying technology and software are concepts unfamiliar to many lawyers. Many tend to view legal-tech as an abstract concept that

Building on the themes covered in two previous Law Gazette articles The Junior Counsel Survival Guide (August 2020) and Called During COVID – Thriving and Staying Relevant (August 2020), this article supplements with tips and pointers for the Young Lawyer

I have of course considerable experience of examining and cross-examining witnesses. But I do not know how many lawyers have had the experience of being cross-examined in the witness box. For my sins, I can remember at least seven occasions

“The quality of mercy is not strain’d, It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath: it is twice blest; It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes… … And earthly power doth then show likest to God’s When mercy seasons

Introduction This article distills and summarises the key points of the session on Professional Conduct and Ethics held on 3 November 2020, as part of the Law Society’s Annual CPD Day 2020. It focuses on three areas: Conflicts of interest

Statistics indicate that the number of law firms in Singapore are steadily increasing. More law firms means more small to medium-sized firms, as senior partners leave large firms to set up their own boutique practices. This in turn means more

Dear Amicus Agony, I am a practice trainee in a mid-sized law firm. I have been working very hard since I joined, ever since RLT (Relevant Legal Training) days, and was very happy to be offered a contract by the partners,