International

The experience gained from working in another jurisdiction can have incredible benefits both professionally and personally. Working with internationally renowned teams on high profile transactions and experiencing new places and making new friends.

Benefits of a Legal Job Overseas

The experience gained from working in another jurisdiction can have incredible benefits both professionally and personally. Working with internationally renowned teams on high profile transactions and experiencing new places and making new friends. Scottish and Irish lawyers have always travelled well. As with London, you will find such lawyers working across the globe and held in the highest esteem. Many lawyers are attracted to the well documented lifestyle that Australia has to offer. Others who are looking for a move adventurous move and the challenges of working in countries such as Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Bahrain, are also increasingly popular. The financial benefits and ‘Ex-Pat’ lifestyle on offer in Singapore, Hong Kong and Offshore in places such as the Cayman Islands and BVI are also worthy of consideration. There are options closer to home of course and moves to the Channel Islands, Switzerland and France (ideally if you have a second language) are also potential options.
International Market Survey and Salary Overview 2021/22

International Market Survey and Salary Overview 2023/24

Legal Jobs Overseas

Traditionally, demand is usually high internationally for candidates with experience in the following areas: banking, funds, finance, construction, projects, oil & gas, energy and corporate.

Thomson Legal Global Network

Thomson Legal has a network of contacts and affiliates across the globe providing us with the best access to positions and ‘on the ground’ information. We have experience both of recruiting extensively across the world but also of personally working internationally, allowing us to advise practically and compassionately on your move overseas.

Take the Next Step with Thomson Legal

Are you considering a move Overseas in the future and want to know your options? For a confidential discussion about your options or about current legal jobs and the market at the moment, please get in touch via the Contact Us page.

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