Singapore is an ultra-modern, forward thinking country which during the 20th Century became the Western gateway to Asia. The international law firms based in Singapore use it as a hub to service clients throughout south east Asia on the region’s leading transactions.

Practice Areas

The law firms in Singapore tend to focus on:

  • Corporate
  • Projects and construction
  • Banking & finance
  • International arbitration


At the international law firms in Singapore a 3PQE lawyer can earn around SG$220,000 and a 5PQE lawyer can earn around SG$260,000. Income tax in Singapore is usually around 15 to 20% depending upon earnings.

Entry Requirements

Lawyers need to be sponsored for an employment pass from a law firm or company.


For singles and especially families, Singapore is a first-rate place to work and live and represents an ideal hub to explore Asia in your holiday time. Weekends are often spent around the swimming pool or doing other outdoor activities and visiting one of the many fabulous restaurants on the island.