The Hot Shot Series - The Legal Line
The Hot Shot Series - The Legal Line By Kenneth Chung , New Su Ann, Andreanna Ten Maven
|Author||Kenneth Chung , New Su Ann, Andreanna Ten Maven|
What do deans of law schools, law firm recruitment personnel, practising lawyers, and noteworthy members of the judiciary all have in common?
Every new law student would definitely have a love for justice and a desire to succeed in this great profession. However, there is widespread agreement that graduates are unprepared to survive, let alone succeed in the legal profession, because they have no understanding what it takes to be a lawyer or what skills they would need in practise. This is the subject of this book.
This book will provide students with a foundation for understanding what is required of them in order to achieve their maximum potential. It draws on the experience of several leading Malaysian law firms to provide insight into what to expect as a first-year litigator in a corporate misconduct trial or how to get through the BPTC Course.
• Pay attention to practical abilities, since this book highlights the top five skills needed to succeed in the legal field.
• Using a timeline approach (from high school to new employee) to provide information more methodically and effectively, as well as in a narrative rather than a "magazine" format.
• The majority of the information is from the industry, with real people, real content, and real tips to help you advance your career.
TABLE OF CONTENTS of The Hot Shot Series - The Legal Line
Chapter 1: Introduction
Is Law Right for Me?
Perception v Reality
Chapter 2: Pre-Studies
Pathway to a Hotshot Lawyer
How to Pick a Law School
Local Law Directory
International Law Directory
Chapter 3: During Studies
Law School Experience
Considering Your Options Post Law School
Chapter 4: Beyond Studies
Guide to Internships
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
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