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Brain drain of younger lawyers a worrying trend as S'pore grows legal sector

Some 310 junior lawyers with less than five years of practice exited last year, making it about one out of seven choosing to leave. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - There were four major developments in the legal sector this week.

On Monday (Jan 10), newly minted Law Society president Adrian Tan said at a ceremony to mark the opening of the legal year that the society will study the attrition rate of young lawyers after a record number of them left the profession last year.

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