Local firms dominate Singapore legal scene

Local law firms dominate the Singapore legal marketplace unlike Hong Kong where foreign law firms run the show.

Local law firms dominate the Singapore legal marketplace. leungchopan

The Singapore Business Review found that of the 25 largest law firms in Singapore, 16 were local firms and only eight were foreign law firms. Allen & Gledhill boasted the highest number of lawyers at 352 whilst Rajah & Tann had 335. The Stamford Law Corporation pushed Baker & McKenzie. Wong & Leow down the tables moving from 11th place last year to sixth position this year. Meanwhile, the Hong Kong Business research revealed that 18 of Hong Kongs top 25 law firms were foreign law firms. Source: Singapore Law Watch

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