19 Jun '11, 9pm

Rajah & Tann high-flier Lee Eng Beng: 'You can't be at the top if you want to have dinner at home every night'

Picture this: Marquee international law firms bountiful on our shores and snapping up all the legal work involving mega-transactions between major institutions, reducing local firms to picking up cases for local businesses or the man on the street. It is a nightmare scenario that has already befallen Hong Kong, and which firms here have been striving to fend off since liberalisation of the legal sector began in August 2008. And while Singapore's home-grown firms have generally managed to keep from losing all the talent to international practices thus far, jitters still persist as the sector braces itself for a possible further widening of the doors later this year - something Law Minister K Shanmugam had hinted at in January. But the second-youngest managing partner of a Big Four firm, Rajah & Tann's Lee Eng Beng, 43, figures he has a battle plan that will turn liberalisat...

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