[In Person] Managing Your Career in Law - How to keep loving law at different stages of your career (and life)

Date/Time: 4 October 2023, 12.30pm – 2pm SGT

Venue: SAL, Stamford 1 & 2, The Adelphi #08 -08, 1 Coleman Street (S179803)


In your career you will face numerous opportunities and challenges. This session by Peerpoint by Allen & Overy will provide insights into carving successful careers in law, and finding fresh inspiration when embarking upon a career transition. Attendees will hear practical guidance, advice and know how when seeking progression, making career transitions, for example from private practice to in-house, as well as being part of the evolution of alternative legal services opportunities such as consulting.  


Member Rate

$70.00 (before GST)  until 31 Aug 2023

$90.00 (before GST)  from 1 Sep 2023 onwards


Non-member Rate

$90.00 (before GST)  until 31 Aug 2023

$120.00 (before GST)  from 1 Sep 2023 onwards


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SGD 129.60

CPD Points : 1.5

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The session will be led by Stephanie Szeto, Head of Peerpoint, Asia, and include: 

  • Advice on managing your career in law 
  • Panel discussion and advice from four successful lawyers, representing diverse backgrounds, legal expertise, career goals and paths 
  • The most important soft skills to complement your technical legal skills 
  • Best practice on impactful CVs, effective interview preparation, managing your professional profile 
  • Trends impacting the practice of law 

12.00pm – 12.30pm


12.30pm – 12.35pm

Welcome and introduction

12.35pm – 12.50pm 

Managing your career:

- What does a career in law look like

- What contributes to a "successful" lawyer

- Things outside of your control

12.50pm – 1.35pm 

Panellists stories:

- Their careers to date

- Major career transitions

- Advice from Panellists on:

     a) Pursuing private practice partnership

     b)  Progress within my organisation,

     c) Career crossroads

1.35pm – 2.00pm 

Putting your best foot forward:

- Impactful CVs

- Interview preparation

- Legal market trends


2pm – 2.30pm

Networking session/End


About Peerpoint 

Peerpoint is a global flexible resourcing platform that helps clients access top-tier interim legal talent, while giving lawyers more variety, choice and control over their careers. 


With over 350 lawyers on our panel, we provide flexible resourcing solutions that address a range of interim needs, from access to specialist skills, to managing major transactions or regulatory change projects, to rapid scaling. We are uncompromising on the quality of our lawyers – their top-tier private practice training ensures they deliver to Allen & Overy’s high standards, helping clients reduce the risk of using external resources without compromising on quality. 


We’re not only helping our clients remain nimble and efficient, we’re also enabling progressive lawyers to develop their careers in new directions. Lawyers choose to consult through Peerpoint because it gives them access to the best work and clients, as well as bespoke support and resources. They’re able to develop their careers while also having the freedom to choose how, when and where they work. 


Peerpoint is part of top tier international law firm Allen & Overy's Advanced Delivery & Solutions services. 

For enquiries related to this event, please email les@sal.org.sg.

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