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The legal profession is notorious for the crushing toll it takes on its members. But what happens when lawyers are plucked from their home countries and sent abroad to work for extended periods of time?

The quick answer is that the expat life can exacerbate preexisting mental health issues or even give rise to new ones. But that doesn’t mean lawyers should avoid opportunities to work abroad. They just need to be prepared for what lies ahead.

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Phillip Bantz

Phillip Bantz is a reporter for Corporate Counsel. Follow him on Twitter @PhillipBantz.

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