The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
DLA is continuing its drive into Asia after striking a deal to take over Singapore firm J Koh & Co. The corporate and commercial practice, which has been part of the DLA Group, an exclusive association of law firms, since 2000, will see its seven Singapore-based lawyers transfer to DLAs local office. In Thailand the Bangkok office of J Koh & Co, which contains five lawyers, will be subsumed into DLA and will be headed up by partner Chulapong Yukate. Commenting on the takeover, DLA managing partner Nigel Knowles said that the move ties in with the firms stated vision "to be a top five European full service law firm with a significant presence in Asia". DLA also recently took on 19 lawyers from CMS Cameron McKennas Hong Kong office. J Koh & Cos managing partner Desmond Ong will become the firms new office managing partner of DLA in South East Asia.