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Practice Matters

Building your brand as a young lawyer; how to make use of the convenience of modern technology My fellow lawyer, congratulations on being called to the Bar! Now that you are starting out in your career, you may feel the pressure to

Introduction This issue of the Law Gazette features the practice of community law. In that light, I have been asked to share my experiences on criminal law practice. This made me think about the questions I am often asked, about the

This is a synopsis of the e-Masterclass on Pricing Strategies for Legal Practice organised by the Law Society of Singapore and College of Law Australia/New Zealand on 12 May 2021. The author also wishes to acknowledge the use of the

With the increased emphasis on wealth management and legacy planning in Singapore, there is a steady flow of people approaching law firms on solutions for such issues, or at least thinking about how best to provide for their loved ones

In last month’s issue, Raeza Ibrahim shared about his home-office set up and recommendations on the type of equipment that has worked for him in setting up an optimal home-office. This month, we speak to a few more practitioners to

If discretion is the better part of valour, restraint might be its best. The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) took an interesting approach towards the recent copyright infringement of our popular National Day song, “Count on Me, Singapore”. And

Until recently, law firms would typically dictate the terms of business with their clients. Today, economic pressures and evolving regulatory requirements affecting corporations have put clients in the driver’s seat on the terms of engagement with a law firm. Evolution of

In an ideal world, filling out lengthy requests for proposals (RFPs) to pitch for work is unnecessary. You should rely on your reputation as a lawyer and clients to come to you. Unfortunately, RFPs are now a constant presence, with law

The digital age is gifting the services industry with new and unexpected ways to collaborate. Platforms like Uber and Airbnb are letting individuals partner with businesses to create a “gig” economy that is shaking up entire sectors. And often, it

Many law firms around the world are implementing an approach called “legal project management,” which appears unheard of to others. It has been described as a “must have” by certain firms and legal departments and a “fleeting fad” by some.