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The Young Lawyer

Dear Amicus Agony,I am an associate in a law firm and thinking about making the switch in-house. Is there a "way back" to practice if I feel more suitable for practice thereafter?Confused Lawyer Dear Confused Lawyer,Good news is, these days skill

Dear Amicus Agony,I am in love and I do not know what to do. I am very smitten towards this girl who works in another law firm. We met at a CPD event and it was love at first sight.

Suang Wijaya was one of the recipients of the Law Society’s sponsorship for young lawyers to attend overseas conferences. As part of the sponsorship, the recipient must submit a paper on the conference that he or she attended.I had the

Founded in 1947, the International Bar Association (IBA) is quite possibly the world’s largest organisation of lawyers. Its annual conference sees well over 5,000 legal professionals converge for a week of discussion and thought leadership on cutting edge topics, like

Dear Amicus Agony,I have been in practice for about three years and have been working mostly with this one particular senior associate. Through the course of working with him, I have come to discover (and most of the other juniors

Dear Amicus AgonyI face difficulties at work when my boss asks that I react to letters from opposing counsel in a manner which I feel to be unreasonable. I understand that he has years of experience over me but I

Dear Amicus Agony,I am quite happy which my current firm which I have been with for six months since getting called to the bar. My hours are decent and I like my colleagues and bosses etc. However, I simply do

Dear Amicus Agony,I am newly-called and was recently offered an associate position with the firm I trained at. It is a big firm and notwithstanding the long hours, I enjoy working with the people there. My only gripe is that

Dear Amicus Agony,I am unhappy about the uneven work distribution at my firm. I find it hard to accept that a senior (also a junior associate) who has two years more experience and who is earning more than me is

Dear Amicus Agony,I am a fourth year associate who was convinced that I was suited for a career in law up until the point when I graduated.Over the past few years, I realised that practice was not how I envisioned