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Mind Matters

Mentorship. It is a well-entrenched idea within professional development and talent management circles. All respectable institutions wax lyrical about it in their recruitment drives and employees are encouraged to seek it out. It features in almost every appraisal discussion. Yet, what

Finding the Right Path Forward Congratulations ! You have come a long way, from being qualified for law schools, to securing training contracts in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and finally to being admitted to the Bar! This is indeed

In the Disney Pixar movie, “Soul”, the main characters, Joe and Soul 22 are engaged in dialogue in the fantastical place called The Great Before. Soul 22 turns to Joe and says, “You can’t crush a soul here. That’s what

They say that, when choosing a pet, we should let the pet choose us. Sit on the floor, they say, among the puppies or kittens, and see which one comes to you. The same happens, consciously or not, in “choosing”

As a newly minted member of the Bar, you might be eager to take on your first case as a fully-fledged lawyer and finally put into practice all that you have learned and observed from your supervising partners and senior

Mental health has been the talk of the town since the pandemic started lasted year. To me, it is one of the most important aspects of a lawyer’s well-being. Often, lawyers lament that they are mentally exhausted by their law practice

This was the speech delivered at Mass Call held on 23 and 24 August 2021. May it please Your Honour, on behalf of the Law Society, I seek Your Honour’s leave to address the 2021 cohort of applicants seeking admission

Let me begin as lawyers do by stating categorically a caveat that I am no expert on mental wellness. I may have acted for clients who were diagnosed with some form of mental conditions but I suppose the reason why

Dear Amicus Agony, I have been in practice for less than two years now. Since the lockdown, I have been feeling rebellious. I don’t really feel like doing my assigned task and I am just shutting off my mind to whatever

Salut, dear juniors. A warm welcome to the legal fraternity of Singapore. You would have experienced legal practice to a certain extent, as trainees. You would have worked with fellow lawyers in a firm, and in all likelihood, you have encountered