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The Hot Shot Series - The Legal Line

This book will serve as a framework for students to understand what is required of them to reach their fullest potential. It showcases the expertise of several top law firms in Malaysia to give you the low down on what to expect as a first year litigator in a corporate malfeasance trial, or how to survive the BPTC Course.
Publisher: LexisNexis
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ISBN/ISSN: 9789674004552
Publisher: LexisNexis

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What is the one thing which deans of law schools, recruitment personnels of law firms, practicing lawyers and notable members of the judiciary have in common?

Every new law student pursuing this noble legal profession would undoubtedly have a passion for justice, and an ambition to excel. However, there is a general consensus that graduates are not prepared to survive, let alone in the legal profession as they have no idea on what being lawyers are all about or what type of skills they need in practice. This is what this book is all about.

This book will serve as a framework for students to understand what is required of them to reach their fullest potential. It showcases the expertise of several top law firms in Malaysia to give you the low down on what to expect as a first year litigator in a corporate malfeasance trial, or how to survive the BPTC Course.

Key Features

• Focus on practical skills as this book identifies the top 5 skills required to excel in the legal industry

• Timeline approach (from High School to Fresh employee) to deliver information more systematically and effectively and in a narrative manner rather ‘magazine’ style

• Most of the information are from the industry with real people and real content and tips to accelerate your future career

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Is Law Right for Me?

Perception v Reality

Industry Overview

 

Chapter 2: Pre-Studies

Pathway to a Hotshot Lawyer

How to Pick a Law School

Local Law Directory

International Law Directory

Key Skills

Additional Skills/Traits

 

Chapter 3: During Studies

Law School Experience

Considering Your Options Post Law School

 

Chapter 4: Beyond Studies

Guide to Internships

Opportunities

Making the Leap: The Chambering Process

Pathway in a Law Firm

Alternative Routes within the Legal Industry

Non Legal Alternatives

 

Chapter 5: Hotshot Lawyer Need-to-Knows

Teh Tarik and a Dead Snail

Fifty Shades of Contract Law

First Year Law and the Game of Thrones