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Advice re LOC for DP holder seeking to hire help (lawyer?)

Postby hesh.acherrr » Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:57 am

I am a partner of an EP holder and REALLY want to start working as a freelancer (not full time). I received quite a few requests for my services, but I need to get authorization to work. I applied for an EP twice in the past and was turned down in both instances (I did this through a Limited Private Company that my husband has for his consulting work).

I desperately want to receive permission to work this time around. I was led to believe that a LOC (Letter of Consent) may be easier to get. Am not sure how true this is.

I will be happy to hire someone a lawyer to help me but want someone who really knows what s/he is doing. For example, MOM rarely explains its decisions or what I may have done wrong, and I assume that a well connected lawyer or employment agency might be able to help with this. Rivkin, for example, has an extensive website and claims to have relevant expertise, but I would feel much more comfortable contacting them (or someone else) if I had a recommendation.

Any advice / recommendations will be greatly appreciated (I spent several hours reading the many posts relating to LOC and EP, but am still not sure what to do).

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Re: RE: Advice re LOC for DP holder seeking to hire help (lawyer?)

Postby ecureilx » Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:12 am

hesh.acherrr wrote:, and I assume that a well connected lawyer or employment agency might be able to help with this. Rivkin, for example, has an extensive website and claims to have relevant expertise, but I would feel much more comfortable contacting them (or someone else) if I had a recommendation.


Well connected lawyer in Singapore means ... corruption ;) in a way ...

No, getting even Drew Napier won't help you in uncovering the reasons for rejection .... yes, Drew Napier does handle immigration paperwork for High Nett worth Individuals.

Where do you hail from ? Where does your partner hail from ?

The reason maybe there or ... MOM maybe feels you maybe stealing jobs of locals.

A LOC is a privilege, being desperate to work won't convince MOM.

A recommendation for the firm you mentioned? Go with a lot of money and that's all the recommendation they needj. just call them, they will be all over you ..... $$$$$$

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Re: Advice re LOC for DP holder seeking to hire help (lawyer?)

Postby hesh.acherrr » Mon, 30 Nov 2015 2:09 pm

I obviously did not intend to imply that I should be given a LOC because I am desperate.. I was just sharing.


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