5 Things I Learnt From My Legal Attachment In London

The author with Robin Barclay Q.C. Mr Quah spent 2 weeks shadowing Mr Barclay, watching him and his team plan for, execute and finally achieve a significant victory at trial.

For written advocacy to work…

  • is written in plain and simple English
  • has a meaningful and powerful introduction
  • provides sufficient but not overly lengthy context
  • are well sign-posted and logically ordered
  • clearly identifies the issues and the parties’ positions on them
  • are adequately referenced so that the judges can draw their own conclusions from the primary material if they disagree with the advocate’s submissions

A keen eye for business development

Clerks? A peculiar profession

Over lunch with a clerk from Fountain Court Chambers, the author gained valuable insights into the profession.

Pace yourself

British people really enjoy Singaporean food

The author with his family towards the end of their three-month stint in London.

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