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The annual NUS Law Careers Fair, held on 12 February 2014 at the Bukit Timah Campus, saw an impressive participation of 24 law firms and organisations and was attended by 300 students. The Fair provides students the invaluable opportunity to network with law practitioners and learn more about internships, training contracts and their prospective career choices.

Besides information booths where students interacted with the many lawyers and HR professionals present, nine of the participating firms/organisations also conducted hour-long interactive seminars for about 150 students.

The Law Careers Fair Chairperson, Samuel Koh ’16 strongly believes in the merits of a successfully-run Careers Fair. He remarked: "The Law Careers Fair is an important fixture on every law student's calendar each year. Hence, I was extremely determined to make it a success. I was fortunate to be assisted by a team of responsible and reliable committee members who volunteered their time to ensure that planning was impeccable. I am heartened and satisfied that the fair has been very well-received this year.”

Mr Kenneth Leong, a partner with WongPartnership LLP shares: “The Law Careers Fair was a useful platform for us to engage students looking to embark on their legal careers. There is no better opportunity to interact with them on a personal basis, and to better appreciate their concerns regarding life as practice trainees. It also allowed us to share with them our experience as practitioners of the law.”

Many students found this Law Careers Fair a very beneficial one. May Ann Khoo ’16, is amongst them: "The afternoon at the Law Careers Fair was certainly time well spent. Besides the valuable insights and practical advice I gleaned from the seminars, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to speak to lawyers who personally took time off to join us at the fair."

The NUS Career Centre@Law and Law Club would like to thank the firms and organisations (listed below in alphabetical order), for your partnership and participation in making Law Careers Fair 2014 a success:

Allen & Gledhill LLP

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing

Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Rodyk & Davidson LLP

Cavenagh Law LLP

Shook Lin Bok LLP

David Lim & Partners LLP

Singapore Legal Service

Drew & Napier LLC

Straits Law LLC

Fortis Law Corporation

Tan Kok Quan Partnership

Harry Elias Partnership LLP

Tan Rajah & Cheah

KhattarWong LLP

TSMP Law Corporation

Lee & Lee

Wee Swee Teow & Co

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

WongPartnership LLP

Oon & Bazul LLP

Yeo-Leong & Peh LLC

Rajah & Tann LLP

 

If you would like to be on our mailing list for 2015 NUS Law Careers Fair or if you have Internship/ Practice Training Contracts Opportunities to offer, please email:

Mrs Angeline Sim, Law Careers Advisor, lawcareers@nus.edu.sg .

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