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Job Woes? Consider Careers Outside of the United States
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The legal market in the United States is still struggling to recover, but there are many opportunities elsewhere in the world that may interest you.

Summary: The legal market in the United States is still struggling to recover, but there are many opportunities elsewhere in the world that may interest you.

The legal market in Asia is thriving. If you are looking for legal work, and want to experience a new culture, you should consider some of the positions available throughout Asia. Click each link for more information about the jobs available.


What is the state of the market?

In Beijing, attorneys are needed to practice intellectual property law, corporate law, and litigation. Intellectual property positions are also available elsewhere in China.

In Shanghai, attorney jobs are available in a number of areas, such as tax, real estate, intellectual property, litigation, employment, government, and corporate law.

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Hong Kong also has a need for attorneys. If you are interested in bankruptcy law, corporate law, intellectual property, real estate, tax law, white collar crime, or litigation, consider checking these jobs out.

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Tokyo has availability for attorneys interested in corporate law, intellectual property, litigation, and project finance.

In various regions in Asia, attorneys are needed to practice intellectual property law (specifically, trademark/copyright, life sciences, and hard sciences), corporate law, litigation, project finance matters, and real estate law.

Singapore has positions available for attorneys practicing construction law, corporate law, family law, energy law, intellectual property, real estate law, litigation, and trusts and estates.

Thailand also has availability for attorneys, specifically in corporate law, intellectual property, and real estate law.

Ask yourself these questions before beginning a job search.

If you’re curious about life in Abu Dhabi, positions are available in project finance, energy, construction law, and corporate law.

In Dubai, attorneys are welcome to apply for positions in immigration law, real estate, litigation, intellectual property, employment law, and corporate law, as well as other positions.

If you are interested in these positions, or other opportunities in the Asia market, please contact BCG Attorney Search right away using our website or by giving us a call at 626-243-1815. If these positions are not right for you, but you know someone else who may be interested, we would appreciate the referral.


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