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Today 12:55 PM
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Heard number 5 is reducing bonus. Not too sure about the rest.. Please share if you have heard anything else.
Bonus cut is expected. What is more of a concern is the monthly salary. If cut, it’s very difficult. Would billing requirements be put on hold as well? There’s no way to hit 1,800 hours or 5-6x of base in this current climate
Today 12:05 PM
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On the issue of salaries, is it true that for the shutdown, firms are reducing the salary of associates for the month of April and May?
Does this only apply to big 5?
Heard number 5 is reducing bonus. Not too sure about the rest.. Please share if you have heard anything else.
Today 10:38 AM
Unregistered On the issue of salaries, is it true that for the shutdown, firms are reducing the salary of associates for the month of April and May?
Does this only apply to big 5?
Today 02:46 AM
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He said "some" practitioners do not have a firm grasp of the theories and frameworks, not "all". If you can't read, then at least shut the f**k up.
Why the need to be so hostile?

You sound like a lawyer
Yesterday 03:39 PM
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So your opinion is that academics should remain academics? And practitioners should remain practitioners. In other words, there shouldn’t be any co-mingling of academics and practitioners?
He said "some" practitioners do not have a firm grasp of the theories and frameworks, not "all". If you can't read, then at least shut the f**k up.
04-04-2020 06:58 PM
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I'm from NUS Law myself, but know paralegals at my firm that are studying in SUSS now. From what they say, there's a lot of teething problem - the lecture content and even syllabus are finalised at the last minute. SUSS also prides itself on hiring practitioners to be lecturers, but some practitioners do not have a firm grasp of the theories and frameworks, leading to a lot of confusion amongst students. There are also complaints of opaque and arbitrary grading for assignments.

I think if you go to SUSS law, prepare to do a lot of self study. That being said, it's still a better option than most overseas universities because it's cheaper with the MOE tuition grant.
So your opinion is that academics should remain academics? And practitioners should remain practitioners. In other words, there shouldn’t be any co-mingling of academics and practitioners?
04-04-2020 01:10 PM
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How’s SUSS law lecturers like?
I'm from NUS Law myself, but know paralegals at my firm that are studying in SUSS now. From what they say, there's a lot of teething problem - the lecture content and even syllabus are finalised at the last minute. SUSS also prides itself on hiring practitioners to be lecturers, but some practitioners do not have a firm grasp of the theories and frameworks, leading to a lot of confusion amongst students. There are also complaints of opaque and arbitrary grading for assignments.

I think if you go to SUSS law, prepare to do a lot of self study. That being said, it's still a better option than most overseas universities because it's cheaper with the MOE tuition grant.
03-04-2020 04:57 PM
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Maybe he not liti lawyer leh?

Those who don't practice liti in the trenches don't know who is who. Corp lawyers usually hiding away in their offices and emerging only to pat themselves on the back during ALB awards dinner.
Yeah that's why I said "done work in his field"....
03-04-2020 02:41 PM
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Maybe he not liti lawyer leh?

Those who don't practice liti in the trenches don't know who is who. Corp lawyers usually hiding away in their offices and emerging only to pat themselves on the back during ALB awards dinner.

I agree with you.
Liti and arb = true lawyering.

PS: I'm a corp assoc at an MC firm.
03-04-2020 02:25 PM
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You're an idiot. Most people who have done work in his field (international arbi/comm lit) know how impressive he is. All your comment did was highlight how little you are paying attention
Maybe he not liti lawyer leh?

Those who don't practice liti in the trenches don't know who is who. Corp lawyers usually hiding away in their offices and emerging only to pat themselves on the back during ALB awards dinner.
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