A Brand-New Experience in 21 Days – Yong Jei Beng

21 days was not too long for an attachment, but it was not too short either. It was my first and only attachment I ever engaged in and I would say it was very informative. If you are reading this, let me share a bit of my personal experience . I would like to grab this opportunity to thank Mr. Chang, Miss. Lim Wen Mi, and all other staffs in Alex Chang & Co (ACC) for being supportive and hRead More…

A Letter to My 17-Year-Old Self Ng An Ni

I
was introduced to the article written by Mr Chan Wai Lun recently, which the
title of this article of mine is a duplication of his, I find that it is so
much so of a déjà vu. I
realize that I have always been living on the track preset. Never once would I
cross beyond the boundaries. I love to stay in my own shell that Mr Chang would
joke that I’m
from Mars and coming for a visit now to Read More…

Kelly Lim Chia Li

2 weeks with Alex Chang & Co. Kelly Lim Chia Li

My 2 weeks in Alex Chang & Co was a memorable experience. I applied for a pupillage position through the Alex Chang & Co website and I had to go through a 2 weeks mini Pupillage session first. On my first day, I was already given the task to do some case research. Bear in mind, this is a litigation firm so there’s a lot of case researching as well as a lot of drafting. With the guidanRead More…

My experience at Alex Chang & Co. Chai Hui Wen

Firstly, I would like to express my gratefulness to Mr. Chang, for giving me a chance to do internship at Alex Chang & Co. Also, I would like to apologize for keep changing my internship period, (I am terribly sorry for that and caused inconvenience) thank you Mr. Chang to make it flexible! In these two weeks, I have really learnt a lot. First and most importantly, research skills. Mr. ChaRead More…

Tee Kai Yan

Experience at the firm Tee Kai Yan

With
the ebb and flow of time, 3 weeks flew by in an instant. Strong feelings of
fear of the unknown transformed into heartfelt gratitude and respect for
everyone who has added to my 3 meaningful weeks with Alex Chang & Co. During
my time with the firm, I have had meaningful experiences and learnt many
practical skills which I will keep with me during my (hopefully) lengthy legal
journey.Read More…

A Place to kick-start practice – Tan Xin

Tan Xin The short attachment spent at Alex Chang & Co was a solid learning phase that is quintessential to law graduates. Alex Chang & Co is a close-knit law firm that will have everyone involved in the day to day workings of the firm. The learning curve will be a steep one that requires you to be on your feet as soon as you step foot into the firm on your first day. There will nRead More…

诉讼是一场游戏 Litigation is a game Tee Xue Ying

诉讼是一场游戏 (Litigation is a game) 我很荣幸的在误打误撞的情况下参与打官司流程中的其中一环….而张大律师作为被告的代表律师实行着他作为律师的义务那就是保护客户的权利以及把客户的权益最大化。 法官在这严肃的气氛中侃侃而谈他对此次案件的发展,给予他宝贵的建议,用着另类的幽默缓和Read More…

Audrey Chieng Hui Sieng

An eye-opening and unforgettable experience Audrey Chieng Hui Sieng

An eye-opening and unforgettable experience   To be honest, throughout this one-month attachment, it really gave me a unique and eye-opening experience that I have ever had. I had undertaken 3 attachments in different law firm in Sarawak and I would definitely say that my experience in Alex Chang & Co (ACC) is the most unforgettable experience.   I would say that the woRead More…

Break Away To Beat the Odds Nur Amira Adzhar

Break Away To Beat the Odds My internship at Alex Chang & Co. Was a great experience that allowed me to better understand the professional workplace and expectations that come with it. To be frank, I have mixed feelings about working at the firm but I was looking forward to the experience of working in a litigation law firm setting. On my first day, I hit the ground running and began researchRead More…

Once in a Lifetime Experience Analene Lee

Once in a Lifetime Experience Spending one month as an attachment student in Alex Chang & Co (“ACC”) is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made after completing my degree. I had the privilege of experiencing the day-to-day work of a litigation lawyer and getting hands-on doing the simplest task such as photocopy documents and scanning documents to all the way assisting the lawyers inRead More…

Unexpected Amellia Ong Siew Ling

UNEXPECTED It all began when I applied to Alex Chang & Co (ACC) to join their pupillage programme. During my interview, I was informed of the requirement to undergo a mini pupillage at ACC. This came as a surprise to me as it was a first that I have heard of. Soon enough, I began my mini pupillage at ACC. On my first day, I was given an excerpt to read which contained cases adopting commentRead More…

A Month with Alex Chang & Co Khor Yin Fang

Experience of the one-month attachment in Alex Chang & Co.
I have always wondered what is it like to work in a legal firm as I spent a significant amount of time in the business and commercial line. Indeed, I was able to gain a lot of  exposure through the experience especially when joining a crisis management team in dealing with the business communication strategy for some reputable organiRead More…

The Truth is, we all get lost as we try to find our way Ong Wee Jet

“The Truth is, we all get lost as we try to find our way. It is not how many times we get lost, it is about how many times we saw the path. “ ——Anonymous Online writer “人生的旅途总是不断地陷入迷茫,然后幡然。 往复循环,不是兜圈子,就是继续走向下去。” ——匿名网络作家   弱冠年华,是多少人梦寐以求的的岁数Read More…

All Progress Takes Place Outside Comfort Zone Tiew Yi Wen

Tiew Yi Wen likes this quote:   All progress takes place outside the comfort zone. ~Michael John Bobak 宝剑锋从磨砺出 梅花香自苦寒来 俞敏洪老师曾说,当蜗牛登上顶端时,看到的风景是和雄鹰一模一样的,尽管我们没办法选择生命的起点,但是生命的终点我们可以做决定。正如作者老舍所诉,什么样的经验就能造就Read More…

Seeing Is Believing Lau Yee Vonne

Seeing is believing Here comes the day where I had finally completed my three years of Degree in LLB. This is the time where people will be bombing you with questions like “So what’s your plan after this? Are you going for the CLP or joining the BPTC? How are you planning to spend your holiday?” This is the moment I realised that everyone already had a very clear decision in mind and deteRead More…

My First Attachment Short but memorable 21days 首次实习-短暂的21天 Diong Wern Ee

My First Attachment- Short but memorable 21days
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. – Paulo Coelho
首次实习-短暂的21天 来到了法律系的第3年,终于甘愿在这第3个长假做些该做的事了。 经过不断的搜索,让我发现了ALEX CHANG & CO 这所律师楼。 懵懵懂懂的撞了进来 当然,对我这初次进入这行业(实习生)Read More…

The Fastidious Legal Profession Melvin Low Chee Hau

The Fastidious Legal Profession by Melvin Low Chee Hau It has been a pleasure working in this firm.  Like many, I began my attachment with zero experience in legal field, and I am grateful for being provided with a chance to learn from Mr. Alex Chang of his legal skills.  It is very fortunate that I have been invited by Mr.  Chang to attend an arbitration competition that was chaired by himRead More…

Emotions and Court Room Etiquettes By Nur Nadzirah Naza Yusof

Emotions and Court Room Etiquettes  Nur Nadzirah Naza Yusof A Month To Write It honestly took me almost one month to write this essay because no words could truly describe my experiences here. This is actually my 21st attempt to complete this essay. So here goes, I am currently in my final year in UiTM so of course I am a tad bit nervous because I am going to graduate in 6 months from the timRead More…

Amanda Tan Yi Ying

Learning is an experience Tan Yi Ying Amanda

Learning is an experience. Everything else is just information. – Albert Einstein An Hourglass Experience 1     Time flies when you are busy, and from this experience I can affirm that this is indeed true. My time spent at the firm was an interesting and fulfilling one. One can argue that an internship is a waste of time and meaningless, but for a girl who is lost and stumble upon the path Read More…

The Only True Wisdom Is In Knowing You Know Nothing Nuruddin Aslam B Mohd Ghazali

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing – Socrates. It was in the middle of my study week and me and my friends were boggling our heads reading and memorising provisions in the National Land Code for the upcoming Final Examination when, out of boredom while Google-ing firms around KL to do my legal attachment, came across Alex Chang & Co, which has a website of their own and notRead More…

To Be The Best You Got To Learn From The Best Germaine Chan

To Be The Best You Got To Learn From The Best   This was one of the main reasons for me to apply to Alex Chang & Co when I was aware of a vacancy in the firm for pupilage from the Malaysian Bar website for job vacancies.   Good Credentials The good credentials that Mr Chang possess to establish himself as a pioneer in the area of Companies Winding Up and debt recovery was Read More…

Phenomenal Experience Vinnie Yang

A PHENOMENAL EXPERIENCE Over the past 4 weeks, I have interned at  Alex Chang & Co and it is definitely a fruitful experience thus far. At the beginning, I was pretty skeptical to accept the internship offer as I was worried about having insufficient knowledge and qualification to work in a law firm since I have only completed my first year at the law school. Knowing that Alex Chang &Read More…

Tee Chia En

你的好奇心决定你的人生高度 Tee Chia En

你的好奇心决定你的人生高度 How Curious You Are Will Determine How Much You Will Achieve 人生中,我认为什么重要呢?无非就是要考个好成绩。但是对于更有价值的生活常识,偏偏认为是最不重要的。   三个星期的实习生活,自己认识到了,懂得更多的生活常识,并不断地累积,自然就会给自己带来无Read More…

Every Second Counts My Internship Experience by Khairunnisa binti Zaffar

Every Second Counts My Internship Experience by Khairunnisa binti Zaffar, Universiti Teknologi MARA THE MAJESTIC GOLDEN WORDS On my first day of internship, I was so nervous and perhaps there was also a hint of excitement, just a little bit though. That morning, I felt like there was a circus show inside my belly which was obviously not helping the situation.  Upon arrival at the firm’s enRead More…

Civil Litigation Practice If you never try, you’ll never know Jessie Lee Suan Cui

Civil Litigation Practice: If you never try, you’ll never know I am grateful for my short yet sweet internship experience at Alex CHANG & Co  (hereinafter “ACC”)– all thanks to my impulsive (but not regrettable) decision of joining ACC despite not having the chance to savour my remaining  2 weeks of semester break after the compulsory  month long industrial training.  I was looking Read More…

If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you- Fred DeVito. Eunice Foo Shu Juin

“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”  – Fred DeVito If there is a quote that summarises my experience in Alex Chang & Co, this would be it. My Attachment in Alex Chang & Co ended in a flash, but what I had experienced here was priceless, it was a great opportunity to get a taste of what it’s like to practice law in a firm and learning things that are not bRead More…

An Internship Attachment Beyond My Expectation Alicia Ng Chui Ling

An Internship Attachment Beyond My Expectation – Alicia Ng Chui Ling Joining Alex Chang & Co has indeed given me an excellent   exposure on the legal profession. I still remember  my first day, I was given a question by Mr Chang which I pondered for a long time. When I finally knew the answer, I learned that sometimes we need not be too preoccupied in trying to figure out a comprehenRead More…

Archie Yap Wen Han mentor I found attachment Internship

Archie Yap Wen Han mentor I found attachment Internship “I am not a teacher, but an awakener”, a quote by an American poet Robert Frost illustrates the importance for a mentor to awaken or enlighten a student’s horizon in knowledge and accumulate experience, kindle a student’s  mind and perspective to pursue his ambitions and goals. I was fortunate to have Mr Chang as my mentor,   a mRead More…