Out of 23 international law firms that applied, Singapore has awarded additional Qualifying Foreign Law Practice licenses to four: Sidley Austin; Linklaters; Jones Day; and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Unlike other foreign firms, QFLP firms can practice local Singapore law in certain areas and directly hire Singapore-qualified lawyers.
Singapore Names Second Round of QFLP Firms
The Asian Lawyer
February 20, 2013