All in a day’s work for a corporate lawyer


Closing an M&A transaction, finalising agreements for execution and working on a fund raising exercise. All happening at the same time.

I couldn’t put my life on pause while I am running corporate exercises.

It means driving hundreds of km back to hometown when a family member requires medical attention. And a few hundred km more for the return journey.

It means bringing my laptop wherever I go and putting in the work whenever there is a moment to spare while waiting for a blood test or scan in the hospital.

It means checking in with my team members on the progress of deals, guiding them on the issues to look out for and entrusting them with the task of communicating with counterparties and clients.

This is not a post to promote busyness. It’s all in a day’s work for a corporate lawyer, from my perspective.


This post was first posted on Linkedin on 17 December 2022.

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