The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Allen and Overy (A&O) has taken on one of Shearman & Sterling's Beijing partners to bolster the magic circle firm's attack on China. Xiaowei Ye, a US-qualified corporate partner, will initially be based in A&O's Beijing office, but will relocate to Shanghai in November as part of the firm's expansion there. Ye has advised on a number of prominent Securities and Exchange Commission transactions for companies including China Aluminium, PetroChina and China Mobile. She also recently advised Bank of China on its restructuring and equity offering.