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Malaysia to open doors to foreign law firms

Mar 5, 2013 Malaysia is set to enact new laws to open its marketplace to foreign law firms, following similar moves by Singapore and South Korea. The legislation will allow international firms to establish alliances with local…

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SRA Chair blasts UK legal profession

Nov 21, 2012 SRA chairman Charles Plant has criticised the UK legal profession in a speech to the Devon & Exeter Law Society, stating that too many solicitors are "simply not good enough". Plant pointed to the 500 firms that have…

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Career advice for young lawyers set on partnership

Jul 2, 2012 Young lawyers face different career prospects to to what they might have imagined during law school, with growth slowed and opportunities for promotion to partnership diminishing. This article looks at the ways in which…

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Singapore opens doors to more foreign law firms

May 30, 2012 Singapore’s Ministry of Law is set to consider applications from foreign law firms to practice in the country, as part of an effort to liberalise legal services and make Singapore a legal hub in the region. The…

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