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Nulawyer – The Essential App to Lawyering

By the time you read this article, the law practice that you are or will be practising in would have received a complimentary copy of the Professional Ethics Digest 2019 (the Digest), published by the Law Society. The Digest compiles

Dear Siraj,It’s hard to believe that four years of law school and an intense pupillage have flown by. Tomorrow, you will be called to the Bar.This may feel like just another qualification at this point. But in the years to

Dear newly called advocate and solicitor,Congratulations. Now that you are called to the Bar, how do you plan to approach your next stage of life as a corporate lawyer?While law school provides a good foundation for legal research and essential

Dear Young Lawyer,My heartiest congratulations to you on your call to the Bar. I recall being very happy, very satisfied when I got called to the Bar years ago. Finally, all those hard work from your days of education and

Congratulations to all the newly called Advocates and Solicitors of the Singapore Bar on this momentous occasion in each of your lives!By now, you may have a fleeting sense of what life in legal practice will be like for the

As a “rookie” lawyer, there will be many articles you can find on how to ‘learn the business’ of lawyering, demonstrate your value to clients, even future-proofing yourself to be AI-ready. This article takes a different focus, being reflections on

The Power of Passion There is a power that will sustain you through the darkest hour. Keep you energized and enthused for the long haul. Enable you to overcome the odds, setbacks and adversities that could come your way in your

Dear newly minted advocates and solicitors of the Supreme Court of Singapore,Heartiest congratulations – you persevered through law school, endured Part B, stayed the course for your training contract, tolerated your supervising solicitor and colleagues, and still managed to convince

When I was asked to write this article, I thought to myself that it really would not take too much time to write given the amount of pro bono experience I have had since I started practice. I trained at

Three practitioners of varying vintage share their experiences of what it was like when they first started out. How do their experiences compare with yours?Dr Michael Hwang, SC Year of Call: 1968 I served as a pupil from January 1968 to November