Ex-defence lawyer who aspires to be a business leader

Lawyer Ng Shi Yang quit the legal sector eight years after being called to the bar. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE - Lawyer Ng Shi Yang's career was ready to enter the fast lane when he was offered a partnership at a law firm, but the young legal eagle did the unthinkable and walked away from the prestigious offer.

Mr Ng, then 34 and a senior defence lawyer with the Law Society's Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (CLAS), decided instead to take a left turn and try his hand in the business world.

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