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By Gladys Ooi Jia Ying   Do you want to study law but you are worried that you do not have what it takes?     It is widely perceived by the public that studying law requires  st rong memory power, a high proficiency in speaking and writing in English, and an understanding of  History . However, these are fortunately only misconceptions and stereotypes that may have been derived...
By BAC Apprentices   Sadhguru once said, “ Life is fluid, ever evolving. The more dynamic you are, the more happens in your life all the time. ”   Even for a law graduate, you  absolutely can pursue career paths that does not involve becoming a lawyer in private practice.   Let us look at several alternative career options a Malaysian Law...
Just ask any aspiring lawyer and they will tell you that pursuing a career in the legal field is no easy feat, as they resentfully go on about the long list of drawbacks.   Intense pressure. Client demands. Long hours. Research.   Admittedly, it can get a little overwhelming, demanding, and stressful. Yet, it is not all dark clouds and lost hope. Deep down, these individuals carry a sense of pride and achievement as...
By Evon Khor & Loo Pei Yen (BAC Apprentices)                                                   “I have never interned at a law firm before, am I at a disadvantage?” This is a common concern for law graduates who are seeking to enter the legal workforce. Law students are typically advised to secure an internship at a...
  By Lee Wen Ling & Sukhraj Singh Dhaliwal (BAC Apprentices)   "You hear that Mr. Anderson? That is the sound of inevitability!" (Agent Smith, The Matrix)   It is undeniable that Hollywood films have heavily impacted our general conception of what Artificial Intelligence (AI)  is. From broadcasting eccentric villains like Agent Smith to instrumental robots such as Wall-E, it would not be odd for a...
  By Kumuthamalar Sandaranaido & Ashlyn Kwong (BAC Apprentices) “Are you on LinkedIn?” is probably a question you have heard many a times, whether or not you have started your professional journey.   Ah yes, LinkedIn - a platform widely used for professional branding and for employers to get connected with potential employees / jobseekers (or vice versa).   However, similar to most...
By Kaartheik Geiyan & Hu Hui Hui (BAC Apprentices)   From Facebook to Instagram, social media is no stranger to brands. But what is this new app by a Beijing-based company that has led to rave reviews by millennials?      TikTok is one of the fastest growing social media platforms. It is a platform which sparks creativity by allowing users to create fun and creative content in...
Pursuing a legal career can be very demanding and trying. Individuals in this field of work, require a certain skill set and attitude. Walking the path of Law takes great focus, commitment, and confidence – giving off the impression that it is only suitable for a specific breed of people. This is certainly not true.   While pursuing a legal profession may seem a little daunting and discouraging, if you are willing to dedicate...
Yes, we’ve all been there; sulkily wallowing in the utter shame and embarrassment that comes from making mistakes.   Mistakes can often discourage us from going ahead with something we’ve just started to learn, it may provoke us to quit a job or convince us that we’re not good enough. Mistakes and failure are so intrinsically intertwined, making it easy to assume and believe that there is no more room to learn and...
Have you ever looked at someone at a work-related event and thought “Wow! This person really does know everyone.” It’s impressive, isn’t it? Watching them move from one group of people to the next, maintaining civil, charming conversation.   Establishing strong professional networks of this sort, can determine your success. Networking does not only boost your social skills and confidence, but it can also...
Individual growth is a critical aspect in everyone’s lives. However, sometimes an individual may hit a growth gap trap, hindering personal development, and limiting potential. People tend to lose themselves in these traps, believing that there is no other option. This is not true; they are simply choosing the easy way out. Growth is messy and not something that can be achieved overnight, it takes effort, intention, and action. Not to...
 By: Yap Wen Han (BAC Apprentice)   On 11 January 2021, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the advice of the Cabinet, declared a nationwide state of Emergency in accordance with the article of the Federal Constitution to curb the spread of Covid-19 cases. The proclamation of Emergency under Article 150 of the Federal Constitution was followed by the Emergency (Essential Powers) Ordinance 2021 gazetted by the Government on the...