Asian Lawyer

Singapore Law Students to Face Tough Job Market

The city-state has gone from an undersupply of law graduates to an oversupply. Students are advised to consider other career options as Law Minister K. Shanmugam warns that there may not be enough training contracts to allow all graduates to qualify.

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  • Asian Lawyer

    Singapore Law Students to Face Tough Job Market

    By Anna Zhang

    The city-state has gone from an undersupply of law graduates to an oversupply. Students are advised to consider other career options as Law Minister K. Shanmugam warns that there may not be enough training contracts to allow all graduates to qualify.

  • Europe, Latin America

    Large Law Firm Mergers Now Coming to Latin America

    By Brian Baxter

    Spanish legal giant Uria Menendez, an alliance partner of Magic Circle firm Slaughter and May, has agreed to take a 30 percent stake in Latin America’s first major cross-border law firm merger between Chile’s Philippi Yrarrazaval Pulido & Brunner and Colombia’s Prietocarrizosa. The trio will form Philippi Prietocarrizosa & Uria, a 220-lawyer firm with offices in both countries.

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