From 22 to 27 August 2022, I had the privilege of attending the 60th International Young Lawyers’ Congress organised by the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) under the generous sponsorship of the Law Society of Singapore. This 60th iteration
Dear newly called Learned Friends, Congratulations on being admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor. You survived law school, Bar examinations and Practice Training Contract. Before life becomes hectic, take a breather, and enjoy this significant milestone. You have joined this profession at
I first met my friend, Hanif, in 2016. Hanif came in Singapore in 2006 from Bangladesh, and has worked here as a town council conservancy cleaner since. Like many other conservancy cleaners, Hanif worked for years in Singapore without returning to
I did so much as blink and yet another festive season has gone by. Sometimes when I zone out in between periods of furious drafting of submissions, I can still hear Mariah Carey's nonpareil version of "All I Want for
So you have just been called to the Bar, or you’ve survived your first year (or first few years) of practice. You may have completed your first contentious hearing, or successfully second chaired a difficult trial. Congratulations! You’ve made it.