My 10 most viewed Linkedin posts in 2021

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I posted 157 posts in 2021 including this post.

I started posting more frequently at the end of 2020 and then more consistently since mid 2021.

My posts are based on my experience and reading on M&A, equity capital transactions (ECM) and IPO. I also shared my experience as a corporate lawyer, which usually garnered more views than my posts on substantive law.

I started my Linkedin journey because I had (and still have) a lot of questions on career and business development. I learn from others who share with an abundance mindset on this platform.

A Linkedin connection asked for book recommendation on contracts and I had no hesitation in recommending Laura Frederick’s Practical Tips on How to Contract.

A few Linkedin connections thanked me for my posts and I am thankful for their messages. It is nice to know that my posts have been useful to some of you. There were days when I couldn’t think of anything inspiring or substantive to post.

Here are my 10 most viewed posts in 2021:

1. The use of the word “notwithstanding” in drafting seems to evoke strong emotions from legal practitioners😊

2. A post inspired by a Linkedin connection who asked about my experience as a corporate lawyer

3. I chose to practise corporate law partly because I wanted to avoid practice areas which I felt were more “personal”. However, I realised that whether it is company laws or securities laws, it is more than just business.

4. A post on my seemingly linear journey to become a lawyer

5. Privity of contract. Simple concept but often overlooked.

6. How should I explain my practice areas so that my friends know what I do?

7. How to keep calm when starting out in corporate finance and ECM transactions. Been there, done that 😊

8. Tips on what to include in shareholders’ agreement for the benefit of minority shareholders

9. Factors to consider in drafting or negotiating sellers’ representations and warranties in M&A transactions

10. A post inspired by someone who told me and other lawyers that our work is important. It touched me profoundly to be reminded that all the hard work all these years has been important.

Happy new year to all my Linkedin connections!

First posted on Linkedin on 31 December 2021.

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