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Old 12-09-2021, 05:45 PM
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Is restructuring under Disputes in Baker? Since the new patner came (from CC or Herbies) they seem to be on all the high profile international restructuring and Insolvency stuff like Universal Tankers and Pan Brothers.
First ask yourself why someone from a MC or SC would want to go to Baker

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First ask yourself why someone from a MC or SC would want to go to Baker
I have no stakes in this discussion, but there are any number of reasons why one would change firms, especially at a senior level where remunerations, partnership points and platform opportunities can present strong incentives. It is good to educate once self before making comments that showcase one's ignorance.

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First ask yourself why someone from a MC or SC would want to go to Baker
Bakers will burn out! Baker will teach you how to open a bakery!

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Old 12-09-2021, 08:33 PM
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Thank you. I heard that to secure a job in Aus as a foreigner is difficult as they have hiring priorities in place (Citizens, PRs first). If it is possible, I think it will be really good outcomes for him.

Based on information from LinkedIn, the top three companies which most of the alumni from the school that is in question are working in are MinterEllison, Ashurst, Allens. They seem to be big and good companies.

Since the companies in SG prefer our local grads, does this mean it would be harder to get into these firms in SG branch than if we were in Aus with the same degree? We are looking at Uni Melb or Uni Sydney.

A strange thing that I've noticed is, based on Linkedin, it looks like there aren't many Singapore law graduates from these two schools. I looked at Monash too and there were seemingly more law graduates from there

How are the outcomes of the Aus graduates in SG?
I do not think it is a ROI bearing path. The odds of securing employment in Australia as a foreigner does not seem high. If your only consideration is ROI, no.
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Is restructuring under Disputes in Baker? Since the new patner came (from CC or Herbies) they seem to be on all the high profile international restructuring and Insolvency stuff like Universal Tankers and Pan Brothers.
Who is this patner
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I have no stakes in this discussion, but there are any number of reasons why one would change firms, especially at a senior level where remunerations, partnership points and platform opportunities can present strong incentives. It is good to educate once self before making comments that showcase one's ignorance.
Exactly. The head of disputes in baker mckenzie nandakumar ponniya was from white and case a MC. And the previous head he took over from was SC chan leng sun. The other partner celeste ang was the no 2 to indranee rajah sc on drew it seemed. I rest my case.
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how long is the turnaround time to expect an interview when applying for big 4 assoc corp positions?

medium size (on the smaller end of the medium) law firm assoc looking to move up at 1PQE

Around 1 month to process the application - would be worth asking for an update around then if there is no reply
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Exactly. The head of disputes in baker mckenzie nandakumar ponniya was from white and case a MC. And the previous head he took over from was SC chan leng sun. The other partner celeste ang was the no 2 to indranee rajah sc on drew it seemed. I rest my case.
white and case is not a MC. use your brain
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First ask yourself why someone from a MC or SC would want to go to Baker
It's comments like these that will ensure you remain an associate in an international outpost whilst your friends build their book as partners in other firms.


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If you are at the top of your batch, you go to one of two places: JLC for disputes and CC for Corp. Google "Chief Justice Prize Nus Law Linkedin" and you will see that this has been true for the past 5 years.
LOL literally none of the CC trainees that started this year even got FCH. You kidding bro
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