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Old 09-04-2020, 08:34 PM
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i'm a corp lawyer with zero liti experience

have been offered an inhouse role which requires management of contentious matters

am terrified that i can't cope. should i make the jump?
what the percentage? issit like 70 corp/30 liti management. If so, and this is your only hesitation, then please take the job.

there is usually a split of work when it comes to in-house roles. if you dunno, pls ask.

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i'm a corp lawyer with zero liti experience

have been offered an inhouse role which requires management of contentious matters

am terrified that i can't cope. should i make the jump?
Managing litigation is part of the job for in house counsel. Do you have someone more senior to learn from though?

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Whats the lowdown in the market now? Are firms cutting salaries or laying off juniors?

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Just a question about JLV and FLA firm, what is the difference between them? Is JLV better than FLA?

What is the ranking for these JLV firms? In terms of reputation (compared to Big 4) or salary..

Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
Clyde & Co Clasis
Duane Morris & Selvam
Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee
Kennedys Legal Solutions
Pinsent Masons MPillay
RPC Premier Law
Simmons & Simmons JWS

Trying to move to Singapore and I just want to learn more about it.
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There is a specific international firm i have in mind (only one) that has a designated paralegal-associate route... you must get hired into that route, not just apply to become a regular paralegal. I'm pretty sure it's still available (i may be wrong), but not many people know about it and they usually still require the candidate to be quite exceptional. The last person i know on this route (5 years back) got fch (low ranking uk uni) and did her rlt/tc in big4.

I largely agree with the poster above though. Apart from this route, i know of very few paralegals who make the transition over to becoming an associate. I also agree that the exposure to law is generally quite minimal.
Mind me asking what firm is that?
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Whats the lowdown in the market now? Are firms cutting salaries or laying off juniors?
both have started
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Heard that:
Drew is laying off associates
WongP making people take mandatory leave
Norton Rose cutting salaries by 20% across the board
Rodyk cut bonuses for associates

All hearsay/not verified. Any one can add/clarify/confirm?
Can confirm on mandatory leave for WP but just to clarify it's only been made necessary that lawyers take a few days of annual leave sometime during this month so that the firm won't face a manpower crunch when things return to normal.
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what the percentage? issit like 70 corp/30 liti management. If so, and this is your only hesitation, then please take the job.

there is usually a split of work when it comes to in-house roles. if you dunno, pls ask.
Agreed with the analysis.

I'm a corporate lawyer who went in house. I manage litigation too... but not much. What type of company is yours, is it a MNC, FI or SME?
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Just a question about JLV and FLA firm, what is the difference between them? Is JLV better than FLA?

What is the ranking for these JLV firms? In terms of reputation (compared to Big 4) or salary..

Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
Clyde & Co Clasis
Duane Morris & Selvam
Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee
Kennedys Legal Solutions
Pinsent Masons MPillay
RPC Premier Law
Simmons & Simmons JWS

Trying to move to Singapore and I just want to learn more about it.
You can't rank them on a singular totem pole since some of the firms are specialist focused on particular industries. My best attempt based on industry exp and word of mouth (in descending order of prestige/market rep):


Full service / general corporate or disputes:
1. Bakers Wong & Leow
2. Duane Morris
3. Simmons JWS (reputation more towards the corp side)

Disputes
1. Pinsent Masons MPillay (construction disputes)
2. Premier Law (their mainstay senior counsel went back to Drew & Napier but still a strong team focused on marine disputes)

Insurance
1. Clyde & Co
2. Kennedys

BTW Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee isn't a thing. It's either Hogan Lovells (the SG office of an international firm), OR Lee & Lee.
Lee & Lee is one of those old school, very local-type firm that had a much stronger rep back in the days when Lee Kuan Yew was still prime minister.
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Associate in a corporate law firm
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