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Legal Profession – Admission
Law firm that produced two CJs turns 100

Law firm that produced two CJs turns 100

Shook Lin & Bok boasts a sterling history and has made contributions to nation: Indranee

More law grads taking the road less travelled

More law grads taking the road less travelled

Under the new professional training regime from 2023, law graduates who pass Part B can be admitted to the Bar without needing to complete the practice training contract.

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Training next generation of lawyers: Supervisors set the bar in quality of trainee's experience

Training next generation of lawyers: Supervisors set the bar in quality of trainee's experience

Size of law firm also counts - bigger cases at larger firms, closer interaction and more front-line work at small ones.

Lawyers taking longer time to gain top court experience

Lawyers taking longer time to gain top court experience

Younger lawyers face declining oral advocacy opportunities, says counsel in journal article.

Law Society of Singapore v Wong Sin Yee [2018] SGHC 196

Legal Profession — Disciplinary proceedings

Legal Profession — Disciplinary proceedings
Strengthening the legal practice the heart way

Strengthening the legal practice the heart way

Even as the legal profession strives to remain relevant, it must resolve to be steadfast and true to its calling, says the author.

SUSS law school's pioneer batch sees 10% attrition

SUSS law school's pioneer batch sees 10% attrition

Job, family demands see 7 out of 60 students quit night-class law degree or defer studies.

Who is legally responsible if patient overdoses due to mislabelling?: Forum

Who is legally responsible if patient overdoses due to mislabelling?: Forum

MOH ought to spell out the legal responsibilities of all parties involved in the NEHR.

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Law student hopes to upgrade himself and help the community

Law student hopes to upgrade himself and help the community

Mr Aadil says many of his friends in school have the community at heart.

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Hailed as a role model, veteran lawyer Peter Low is a guiding hand for his juniors

Hailed as a role model, veteran lawyer Peter Low is a guiding hand for his juniors

Last week, the managing director of Peter Low and Choo LLC was singled out by CJ Sundaresh Menon as a role model that younger lawyers should emulate.

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Liposuction death: SMC seeks 3-year suspension for errant doc

Liposuction death: SMC seeks 3-year suspension for errant doc

The doctors admitted that they did not ensure Mr Heng was adequately monitored during the procedure.

Raising bar keeps legal standards high

Raising bar keeps legal standards high

Committee for the Professional Training of Lawyers' recommendations would help improve the quality of legal training here and law graduates would be equipped better with the expertise to meet the evolving demands of the economy and society

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Experts: Changes signal high standards to practise law

Experts: Changes signal high standards to practise law

Stricter exam, longer training will open up spots for those who really want to practise

Lawyers say proposed new training regime could raise competency, but might not address shortage of training contracts

Lawyers say proposed new training regime could raise competency, but might not address shortage of training contracts

More stringent exam and longer duration of the practice training contract could improve the competency of aspiring lawyers.

Stricter Bar exam and lengthier training to qualify to practise law

Stricter Bar exam and lengthier training to qualify to practise law

Law graduates who pass Part B can be admitted to the Bar without the need to undergo practice training.

Training spots can go to law grads keen to practise

Training spots can go to law grads keen to practise

Graduates who do not wish to practise may choose other paths such as in-house counsel, academics and corporate careers in other industries.

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