As a law firm lawyer who is paid a premium for time-billing clients, you now have to account for each and every minute of your life working time … More Barlife: Chasing the QUITTING dream
Job interviews generally require you to reveal what salary you are currently receiving. The prospective employers want to know how much your services are currently worth, whether you are within their budget, whether they can afford to pay you lower than what they pay their current employees. … More Should you reveal your salary?
There’s a point at which there is no further benefit to be had from cutting your living expenses. Maybe you’ve cut your frivolous expenses to the bone, limiting them to the basic food, shelter or clothing or even if you haven’t, there is a comfortable level of spending that maintains you a dignified lifestyle suitable to your and your family’s needs i.e. you can’t live like a hobo or a homeless person when in reality, you’re not. … More Leaving for the expat life ABROAD
The last two weeks have been hectic! I was handling one of those cases that had the simplest of facts and issues but the accused invoked the most annoying defense: denial … More Barlife: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
What’s your plan if you lose your job tomorrow? … More What’s your plan if you lose your job tomorrow?
Lawyer life should not be all boring legalese, court hearings and adversarial people. Sure, most of the day, you ARE* buried in voluminous case files which tend to get intimidating to read at times. But then you get into it and some cases get interesting too, … More Barlife: Being rewarded for efforts at work
Hi guys! It has been about a month that I have been away from this blog. It wasn’t a deliberate vacation but a matter of circumstances. … More Net Worth Update 21 Oct 2018
In my line of work I often get asked whether the job gets life-threatening at times. In all honesty, I personally have never experienced any threats to my life or limb. … More Barlife: Hazards of the job
I have to admit though that it took a while for me to adjust departing from my twenties. I recall turning 30 and thinking, holy sh*t I should act responsibly on the daily now … More Three things to let go in your thirties
To put this in proper context, “barlife” = “lawyer life.” May or may not be associated with alcohol. Haha. Dedicated to those in the law profession, working towards joining it, or just curious what working in law is really like! … More Barlife—Fully immersed in work