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International law firms in Singapore are facing increasing barriers in hiring expatriate lawyers as a result of the government’s moves to appease concerns over soaring unemployment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Jessica Seah

Jessica Seah covers Asia for Law.com International. She writes about lawyers and legal issues in Singapore and throughout Southeast Asia, as well as in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and China. Her coverage includes the business of law, global and domestic law firms, legal tech, in-house legal departments and regulatory issues. She can be reached at [email protected]

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