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Robiz234
Hello community

As nobody replied in the "Asia section"...maybe they are shy... I'm shifting the issue to a more active forum:

As a result of the complicated situation (job availability) for young lawyers in Europe and EEUU I was wondering what were the real job prospects for maritime junior lawyers coming from Europe in South East Asia after pursuing a LLM in a reputated Eropean University (Swansea or southampton will be my case...but maybe is better to try at the NU Singapore).

Do you have any idea about how is the legal market for "expats (european) maritime lawyers" at ASEAN countries (Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, etc) or do they hire only locals (even at the international law firms)?????? Those countries are growing stunningly that's why I was wondering to myself if It is a good idea to look for a work there.... or maybe south america....

Thanks a lot and enjoy the summer!!
Hello community

As nobody replied in the "Asia section"...maybe they are shy... I'm shifting the issue to a more active forum:

As a result of the complicated situation (job availability) for young lawyers in Europe and EEUU I was wondering what were the real job prospects for maritime junior lawyers coming from Europe in South East Asia after pursuing a LLM in a reputated Eropean University (Swansea or southampton will be my case...but maybe is better to try at the NU Singapore).

Do you have any idea about how is the legal market for "expats (european) maritime lawyers" at ASEAN countries (Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, etc) or do they hire only locals (even at the international law firms)?????? Those countries are growing stunningly that's why I was wondering to myself if It is a good idea to look for a work there.... or maybe south america....

Thanks a lot and enjoy the summer!!
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flori
Hello Robiz,

Hello community

As nobody replied in the "Asia section"...maybe they are shy... I'm shifting the issue to a more active forum:

As a result of the complicated situation (job availability) for young lawyers in Europe and EEUU I was wondering what were the real job prospects for maritime junior lawyers coming from Europe in South East Asia after pursuing a LLM in a reputated Eropean University (Swansea or southampton will be my case...but maybe is better to try at the NU Singapore).

Do you have any idea about how is the legal market for "expats (european) maritime lawyers" at ASEAN countries (Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, etc) or do they hire only locals (even at the international law firms)?????? Those countries are growing stunningly that's why I was wondering to myself if It is a good idea to look for a work there.... or maybe south america....



Just two ideas:
1. Why would they want to hire a maritime junior lawyer from Europe, who - this is solely meant as an general observation - typically has no idea about the local legal system, has no professional connections / networking basis in the area, does not speak the local language and - probably - demands a significantly higher salary?

2. For an empirical approach, just have a look at the "staff"-sections of the relevant maritime law firms.
Bye
flori
P.S.
There are definitely some countries in the EU with decent, if not excellent job opportunities for young maritime lawyers...
Hello Robiz,

<blockquote>Hello community

As nobody replied in the "Asia section"...maybe they are shy... I'm shifting the issue to a more active forum:

As a result of the complicated situation (job availability) for young lawyers in Europe and EEUU I was wondering what were the real job prospects for maritime junior lawyers coming from Europe in South East Asia after pursuing a LLM in a reputated Eropean University (Swansea or southampton will be my case...but maybe is better to try at the NU Singapore).

Do you have any idea about how is the legal market for "expats (european) maritime lawyers" at ASEAN countries (Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, etc) or do they hire only locals (even at the international law firms)?????? Those countries are growing stunningly that's why I was wondering to myself if It is a good idea to look for a work there.... or maybe south america....</blockquote>


Just two ideas:
1. Why would they want to hire a maritime junior lawyer from Europe, who - this is solely meant as an general observation - typically has no idea about the local legal system, has no professional connections / networking basis in the area, does not speak the local language and - probably - demands a significantly higher salary?

2. For an empirical approach, just have a look at the "staff"-sections of the relevant maritime law firms.
Bye
flori
P.S.
There are definitely some countries in the EU with decent, if not excellent job opportunities for young maritime lawyers...
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Robiz234
Thanks very much for your message Flori, Im contacting you by PM
Thanks very much for your message Flori, Im contacting you by PM
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