Legal Practice

An Advocate and Solicitor’s Oath

An oath is an old human ritual.

Do the Best You Can Until You Know Better

Kindness in the legal profession is often overlooked, but a simple manifestation of it can remind us of its importance.
Surreal grasshopper and elephant.

Intuition v Preparation: Trusting the Elephant

We acted for the mother who was claiming custody over her children in a continued trial in the Syariah courts.

Notes for a Talk about Affidavits

An affidavit is a sworn statement of facts. It is about facts, not opinion, not argument, not fiction.

Syariah Court Robes in the Federal Court

As an advocate and solicitor admitted under the Legal Profession Act 1976 and a Syariah legal practitioner admitted under the Syarie Legal Profession (Federal Territories)

The Psychology of Legal Advice

Clients look for the same thing when they see a lawyer: solutions or options.
Box with Wings Flying Away

The Work That Got Away

A young lawyer friend of mine sent me a cryptic message alongside his pre-Raya wishes. He did not respond to my message or calls.

Room for Slack

As far as possible, I no longer max out my working days.

Starting with Settlement

Matters can be settled. However, parties must be genuinely willing to compromise to end their dispute.