With the ratification of the EU-South Korea free trade agreement, firms are lining up to open offices in the country. Continued economic growth has made many other countries just as enticing. With that in mind, the environment in this area is ripe for those seeking legal recruitment as international law firms will need to hire more professionals.
Several firms have already applied to open branches in Seoul. Los Angeles-based firm O’Melveny & Myers has just revealed its intent to open a new office in Seoul. The Korean branch will specialize in antitrust and intellectual property litigation as well as mergers and acquisitions, according to its press release.
O’Melveny & Mayers will likely be looking for new employees, so if you are seeking an international relocation for career advancement, contact our attorney headhunters – we’ll give the inside scoop on legal happenings in South Korea.
In March, British powerhouse Taylor Wessing formally added RHT Law LLP as its Singapore office. Singapore is experiencing a legal hiring boom, and Taylor Wessing has just hired two new litigation partners in accordance with this trend. Govindarajalu Asokan and Mimi Oh are joining from other regional firms to help bolster the expertise at Taylor Wessing.
Singapore is another hot market for legal activity, and those seeking new jobs would be wise to capitalize on the current atmosphere. At Kinney Recruiting, we help our candidates find positions tailored to their experience that result in competitive salaries and career advancement opportunities. Give us a call to find out more about our services today!
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- Taylor Wessing Gains Leading Singapore Presence
- O’Melveny Opens Seoul Office