Lawyer Salary - Page 825 - Salary.sg Forums
Salary.sg Forums  

Go Back   Salary.sg Forums > The Salary.sg Discussion Forums: > Income and Jobs

Income and Jobs Discuss jobs, career options and of course salaries




Lawyer Salary

 Citibank Cash Back Card - up to $350 cash back* - Click to Apply Now 
Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #8241 (permalink)  
Old 10-08-2020, 04:45 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
The poster who keeps putting comma at the end really very calculative and enjoys materials. Pity ur wife or husband.
Ownself pay for fug? Mcm admitted to E&W roll liao Slaughter & May will accept me,

Reply With Quote
  #8242 (permalink)  
Old 10-08-2020, 06:33 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Ownself pay for fug? Mcm admitted to E&W roll liao Slaughter & May will accept me,
Comma person suddenly name drop some firm name as smokescreen. Must be getting exposed and now create diversion. This is great news cheers

Reply With Quote
  #8243 (permalink)  
Old 10-08-2020, 06:38 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Comma person suddenly name drop some firm name as smokescreen. Must be getting exposed and now create diversion. This is great news cheers
Fug la keep ur fights in the office n stop airing **** in public.

Reply With Quote
  #8244 (permalink)  
Old 10-08-2020, 07:24 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Ownself pay for fug? Mcm admitted to E&W roll liao Slaughter & May will accept me,
Where are you at now comma person?
Reply With Quote
  #8245 (permalink)  
Old 10-08-2020, 07:33 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Good advice. Tomorrow i will do so and write a cheque for my notice period.

My useless seniors will be elated. No more threat to their lame promotions.
So will your peers who u pretend to be friends with. Good riddancd!
Reply With Quote
  #8246 (permalink)  
Old 10-08-2020, 07:53 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
So will your peers who u pretend to be friends with. Good riddancd!
Yes just leave n stop creating a ruckus with your prejudices and self righteousness. The firm u r at clearly survived before u came n the firm u were at survived after u left. U r nothing.
Reply With Quote

  #8247 (permalink)  
Old 10-08-2020, 10:04 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
This is nothing in relation to previous posts but we should stop structural oppression and never shame women for voicing out harassments and how they were bullied. Such silent tyranny against women have stopped many from voicing out or make them feel their trauma were invalidated. Instead, we should encourage their bravery for standing up.


Allow women’s voices to expand. Let’s be progressive, Stop the structural oppression or xxxx shaming.
McDonald’s ex CEO is sued by the said organization for alleged sexual misconduct with employees. There are too many of such news these days.
Reply With Quote
  #8248 (permalink)  
Old 10-08-2020, 10:54 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Luck plays a part - don't take it too personally

I'm an associate in some law firm in Singapore. I wanna thank all the posters here who try to share thoughtful comments with the rest of us.

Based on my limited experience and circles, it would appear that a lot of hiring is really arbitrary - much is based on timing. "Fit" is just another word for "likeability"/"chemistry", and just like any other job, some people are just luckier. But in this regard, confidence and a positive disposition can compensate for that. Have a thick skin.

This arbitrariness is a shame because lots of people get stuck in their initial year(s) of practice (bad mentor, bad firm) and then drop out; while at the same time their classmate/peer who is not much different on paper got lucky with another role.

But I think there's some things people can still do: grades stick with you for a while - so study hard (but I admit that intelligence is a limiting factor). Make genuine connections with people; ask questions - I think some associates still care enough to share. And for the rest, some may just like the feel of being a mentor, or just want to network with as many people as they can, or they just want your free coffee and cake. Don't be shy. Sometimes all it takes to get a job is to ask for it.

So for the fresh grads/trainees, don't be too disheartened if you're having difficulty (especially now, when firms are using covid as an excuse - seriously, the partners make so much in the good times it's shocking).

I hope that if you're at this stage you already have that determination to make it; but if not, do realise that the practice of law is but one option - we live in different times.

Would I have done it again? Probably not - but then again this may just be me being hit by 'grass is greener' syndrome.
Reply With Quote
  #8249 (permalink)  
Old 10-08-2020, 11:12 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
I'm an associate in some law firm in Singapore. I wanna thank all the posters here who try to share thoughtful comments with the rest of us.

Based on my limited experience and circles, it would appear that a lot of hiring is really arbitrary - much is based on timing. "Fit" is just another word for "likeability"/"chemistry", and just like any other job, some people are just luckier. But in this regard, confidence and a positive disposition can compensate for that. Have a thick skin.

This arbitrariness is a shame because lots of people get stuck in their initial year(s) of practice (bad mentor, bad firm) and then drop out; while at the same time their classmate/peer who is not much different on paper got lucky with another role.

But I think there's some things people can still do: grades stick with you for a while - so study hard (but I admit that intelligence is a limiting factor). Make genuine connections with people; ask questions - I think some associates still care enough to share. And for the rest, some may just like the feel of being a mentor, or just want to network with as many people as they can, or they just want your free coffee and cake. Don't be shy. Sometimes all it takes to get a job is to ask for it.

So for the fresh grads/trainees, don't be too disheartened if you're having difficulty (especially now, when firms are using covid as an excuse - seriously, the partners make so much in the good times it's shocking).

I hope that if you're at this stage you already have that determination to make it; but if not, do realise that the practice of law is but one option - we live in different times.

Would I have done it again? Probably not - but then again this may just be me being hit by 'grass is greener' syndrome.
Thanks a lot for this, I’m stuck in a similar situation as the one you have just described. “Law is just one but one option” - I have been spending time thinking about what are some of the options I could possibly partake in at this time and age. I think there are many things I can do since I have not turned 30 yet. People have been telling me that there are many opportunities out there such as banking, teaching, tech, project management or strategy consultancy.

I am currently trying to see what are the other options which are more suited for my personality. I would like to try as many things as possible before I hit the big three.
Reply With Quote
  #8250 (permalink)  
Old 11-08-2020, 12:52 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Ownself pay for fug? Mcm admitted to E&W roll liao Slaughter & May will accept me,
It’s Slaughter and May you pleb. They don’t use an ampersand. Want to name drop at least name drop correctly.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
advocate, law, lawyer, legal, solicitor

« Previous Thread | Next Thread »
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
From Lawyer Insider: Life is Glamorous but Unsatisfying Salary.sg Income and Jobs 31 15-01-2018 12:40 PM

» 30 Recent Threads
Roles in accenture singapore ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
400 Replies, 262,133 Views
How much to ask for starting pay... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
87 Replies, 7,133 Views
What is typical RSU and sign on?
3 Replies, 243 Views
Q: Big4 - Yearly salary increment ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,010 Replies, 792,797 Views
Dsta ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
824 Replies, 559,831 Views
MAS : Mid Career Professionals ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
219 Replies, 129,723 Views
How to properly manage the income?
4 Replies, 251 Views
Career as Teacher ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,826 Replies, 1,703,944 Views
Civil Svc/ Statboard - Typical... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,518 Replies, 1,072,282 Views
ST Electronics ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
782 Replies, 236,059 Views
Big Four Promotion/Bonus/Incr... ( 1 2 3)
26 Replies, 5,160 Views
How much does a nurse earn ? ( 1 2)
11 Replies, 20,584 Views
Compilation of MAs/Analysts Gross... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
122 Replies, 29,022 Views
MFA- Foreign Service... ( 1 2)
19 Replies, 2,602 Views
DBS Strategic Advisory
0 Replies, 96 Views
Lawyer Salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
8,983 Replies, 2,920,230 Views
How much are you earning per annum? ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
11,996 Replies, 3,806,020 Views
DBS Graduate Associate Program ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
721 Replies, 362,261 Views
Aircraft Maintenance License and... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
641 Replies, 467,267 Views
How to know you are not fit for...
6 Replies, 756 Views
Software developers salary outlier ( 1 2)
11 Replies, 2,041 Views
How is life as a doctor in... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,378 Replies, 952,240 Views
anyone working at NCS ? ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
415 Replies, 306,442 Views
How to avoid giving pass salary...
8 Replies, 670 Views
Job Application with MOE... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
219 Replies, 216,430 Views
Compare civil service salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
10,577 Replies, 5,806,513 Views
Whats your net worth ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
2,759 Replies, 819,047 Views
MINDEF DXO (All FAQ on it) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,374 Replies, 1,974,713 Views
AML/Compliance/KYC professionals... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,392 Replies, 580,229 Views
Ex-MOE Teachers ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
78 Replies, 117,661 Views
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2



All times are GMT +8. The time now is 12:40 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2