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Forum: Income and Jobs 07-12-2019, 12:46 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
I'm not here to entertain myself - I'm here to...

I'm not here to entertain myself - I'm here to find myself a colleague. I hardly ever drop by this forum, and when I do its for a specific purpose. I see no compelling need to prove my identity to...
Forum: Income and Jobs 01-12-2019, 01:14 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Iíll be frank bro - itís not a great long term...

Iíll be frank bro - itís not a great long term proposition for people looking to build a career on the associate/partner track. You will out-earn that A&G assoc for the first few years of your...
Forum: Income and Jobs 01-12-2019, 01:06 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
The hours are not great but not horrendous...

The hours are not great but not horrendous either. Things tend to be cyclical and you’ll find yourself going home after midnight maybe 20% of the time. You’d generally be off work around 7-8pm 60% of...
Forum: Income and Jobs 27-11-2019, 12:15 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Hi all Iíve got an opening for a paralegal...

Hi all

Iíve got an opening for a paralegal role with a top US firm. Basic salary US$5,000 for law graduates (different payscale if you have no legal background) and overtime pay is offered.
...
Forum: Income and Jobs 26-07-2019, 02:22 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Uhhh. Wong & Leow mid-tier below Big4? And Rodyk...

Uhhh. Wong & Leow mid-tier below Big4? And Rodyk grouped with Big4?

Not sure what it is youíve been smoking dude. Whatever it is... I want some.
Forum: Income and Jobs 18-07-2019, 01:51 PM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
You really don’t know a thing about the Singapore...

You really don’t know a thing about the Singapore market, or the international legal market for that matter. You’re still mired in the lame “NY > London > HK > SG” kind of thinking. Those were the...
Forum: Income and Jobs 12-07-2019, 12:37 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
So which area of law do you do? Iím really...

So which area of law do you do? Iím really curious because magic circle firms typically do transactional work which requires manpower, and perhaps more importantly a big base of claimable partnership...
Forum: Income and Jobs 08-07-2019, 04:24 PM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
What gives you the impression that A&O HK pays...

What gives you the impression that A&O HK pays more than A&O SG? Magic circle Asia salaries tend to be even across the various jurisdictions. When I was in CC SG, my salary was only marginally lower...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-07-2019, 11:24 PM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
3 mths is standard in Big4. 2 mths is super...

3 mths is standard in Big4. 2 mths is super lucky. You got a great deal.
Forum: Income and Jobs 28-05-2019, 09:38 PM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Honestly at this stage with a full academic year...

Honestly at this stage with a full academic year left to go, my advice is not to assume youíll miss 2:1. If you work hard, buck up, maybe hire a personal tutor and get straight Aís, you might land a...
Forum: Income and Jobs 28-05-2019, 09:34 PM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Nothing is impossible, but it wonít be easy at...

Nothing is impossible, but it wonít be easy at all.

Remember that at the junior tier, employers (including the silver circle firms) are absolutely spoilt for choice. If they can get a first or a...
Forum: Income and Jobs 27-05-2019, 12:39 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
SG NQs at B&M start at SGD7.5k. Just to...

SG NQs at B&M start at SGD7.5k.

Just to ensure a fair picture is being painted above - The salaries above for Magic Circle NQs applies for English Qualified NQs. That is the equivalent of a year 3...
Forum: Income and Jobs 27-05-2019, 12:09 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Lockstep increase of $2k per month, after every...

Lockstep increase of $2k per month, after every English fiscal year (end April). Drops a little to $1,750 as you get more senior (Associate 6 and beyond).
Forum: Income and Jobs 26-05-2019, 06:01 PM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Doesnít sound right. Should be $14k base, unless...

Doesnít sound right. Should be $14k base, unless things have changed since 2018.
Forum: Income and Jobs 25-05-2019, 02:24 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
If Drew is 5th, then whoís 4th?

If Drew is 5th, then whoís 4th?
Forum: Income and Jobs 09-05-2019, 03:59 PM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Based on your academic profile, if you come back...

Based on your academic profile, if you come back directly after graduation, you may have trouble even getting into a local Big4 firm. The sad reality about practice in SG is that local firms here...
Forum: Income and Jobs 08-05-2019, 12:09 PM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
When a braggart like you brags about earning...

When a braggart like you brags about earning >GBP2.5k, the natural assumption is that you arenít making very much above GBP2.5k. An egoist who earns $19,000 a month simply doesnít go around saying he...
Forum: Income and Jobs 03-05-2019, 01:45 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Sorry to burst your bubble bruh, but GBP2.5k for...

Sorry to burst your bubble bruh, but GBP2.5k for a London traineeship is the lowest iíve seen. I know MCs are offering almost GBP4k, and even mid tier firms are offering above GBP3k. Seems youíre...
Forum: Income and Jobs 24-04-2019, 12:28 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Been there done that young un... Year 4 Associate...

Been there done that young un... Year 4 Associate at a White Shoe firm in SG, full Cravath rates. And I took a huge discount coming over from an MC firm, where i was already a senior associate. The...
Forum: Income and Jobs 22-04-2019, 08:07 PM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Life in international firms is harsh but...

Life in international firms is harsh but rewarding. Pay is better than anything a law student would ever imagine. Silver circle firms start their NQs at about 10k, while magic circle firms do about...
Forum: Income and Jobs 02-03-2019, 02:54 PM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Whatís all this bitterness towards overseas grads...

Whatís all this bitterness towards overseas grads about? What did they do that made you so pissed?
Forum: Income and Jobs 28-02-2019, 10:35 PM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Consummation must take place after marriage, not...

Consummation must take place after marriage, not before. A couple who has gotten it on for years and conceived prior to marriage can still have the marriage annulled as long as they didnít get it on...
Forum: Income and Jobs 17-02-2019, 01:08 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
But the context of the discussion above related...

But the context of the discussion above related to white shoe firms, not the mid tier US firms. The discussion was about firms which pay on the cravath scale.

Cravath partners will never take only...
Forum: Income and Jobs 17-02-2019, 01:01 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
Thatís because you donít understand how white...

Thatís because you donít understand how white shoe partners are paid.

Partnership in white shoe US firms is based on a lockstep grading system, and fixed at standard unified net rates globally...
Forum: Income and Jobs 13-02-2019, 01:18 AM
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Posted By LegalBeagle
This is very misleading. Yes in local...

This is very misleading.

Yes in local firms, the founding head honchos like LW, CO, Darvinder etc earn more than apex partners in US firms, pulling in over US10mil per year.

But those...
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