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Law Society calls for action on QLTT review

Jul 4, 2008 The Law Society is calling for the review of the rules governing foreign lawyers transferring to the UK to be hastened following guidance published by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) last week. The society…

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Foreign lawyers get new UK practice rules

Jun 30, 2008 The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is set to bring in revised guidance for foreign lawyers looking to practise in England and Wales. All transferees will have at least one year's experience of English law before…

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Will India open up to foreign lawyers?

Apr 25, 2008 Global law firms see India as one of the last untouched goldmines of the international legal scene. It has a booming economy, a strong legal system and a deep well of talented lawyers. The recent purchase of Jaguar and…

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Carrots for lawyers to stay in Singapore

Dec 8, 2007 Law graduates here will soon have new options as they embark on a legal career — such as a position in a foreign law firm and opportunities in enhanced joint local and foreign law ventures. Currently, foreign law firms…

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Knocking on India’s doors

Dec 5, 2007 The face off continues. On November 20, the Bombay High Court postponed hearing a case about foreign law firms doing business in India to December 15. Three days later, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held a…

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India: Foreign law firms may get trial run

Nov 16, 2007 Foreign law firms may soon get a toehold in India, enabling them to gradually tap the booming market here for legal business. The government plans to open up legal services in phases, slowly overcoming resistance from…

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Taxing times for China's foreign firms

Oct 12, 2007 The good old days of preferential tax treatment for foreign companies in China are set to end as of January 1, 2008, but Chinese tax advisers say they may see some light amid the pending financial gloom - that is if the…

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