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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

Amicus Agony Dear Amicus Agony, I’m often caught in a dilemma trying to balance my billable and

Three practitioners of varying vintage share their experiences of what it was like when they

Lawyers leaving the legal profession to pursue interests in other fields is not an uncommon

Articles From This Month's Issue

By the time you read this article, the law practice that you are or will be practising in would have received a

Dear Siraj, It’s hard to believe that four years of law school and an intense pupillage have flown by. Tomorrow, you will be

Dear newly called advocate and solicitor, Congratulations. Now that you are called to the Bar, how do you plan to approach your next

Dear Young Lawyer, My heartiest congratulations to you on your call to the Bar. I recall being very happy, very satisfied when I

Congratulations to all the newly called Advocates and Solicitors of the Singapore Bar on this momentous occasion in each of your lives! By

As a “rookie” lawyer, there will be many articles you can find on how to ‘learn the business’ of lawyering, demonstrate your

The Power of Passion There is a power that will sustain you through the darkest hour. Keep you energized and enthused for the

Dear newly minted advocates and solicitors of the Supreme Court of Singapore, Heartiest congratulations – you persevered through law school, endured Part B,

Amicus Agony Dear Amicus Agony, I’m often caught in a dilemma trying to balance my billable and non-billable work. As we work in a

When I was asked to write this article, I thought to myself that it really would not take too much time to

Three practitioners of varying vintage share their experiences of what it was like when they first started out. How do their experiences

Congratulations on your Call. Some might be wondering already when they should move into in-house practice while others might not consider it

Lawyers leaving the legal profession to pursue interests in other fields is not an uncommon trend. Statistics by the Law Society of

When Michael Hwang SC decided to retire from the partnership of the significant law firm he had spent his entire practising career

The articles above are from the August 2019 issue of the Law Gazette.