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.

Firms

  • Asian Lawyer

    Stephenson Harwood Shutters Guangzhou Office

    By Anna Zhang

    The U.K. firm has also lost its sole resident lawyer in Beijing, and is currently looking for new lawyers to work from the Chinese capital.

  • 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.

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Deals

  • Europe

    Am Law 100 Trio Revs Up for Auto Parts Megamerger

    By Brian Baxter

    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and leading German shop Gleiss Lutz are advising Michigan-based TRW Automotive on its $11.74 billion sale to Germany’s ZF Friedrichshafen, advised by Sullivan & Cromwell. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is counseling another party to the deal, which if completed will create the world's second-largest auto parts supplier.

  • Asian Lawyer

    Allen & Overy on $916 Million Laos Power Project

    By Tom Brennan

    Clifford Chance acted for a group of nine lenders funding the 290-megawatt hydro plant, which is expected launch in 2019.

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Disputes

  • Europe

    Chadbourne, Boies Square Off as U.S. Guards Iran Secrets

    By Jan Wolfe

    Chadbourne's Abbe Lowell and Lee Wolosky of Boies Schiller are no strangers to sensational cases. Exhibit A: billionaire Victor Restis' defamation lawsuit against United Against Nuclear Iran, which was thrown back into the headlines over the weekend by the government's plea to toss the case.

  • Europe

    The Global Lawyer: Russia's Best Chance to Annul the Yukos Award

    By Michael D. Goldhaber

    Dutch courts like arbitration winners, and the Dutch don't like Russia. But if you're a former superpower staring down the barrel at a $50 billion award, you take your chances and look for your best argument.

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People

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