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.
Fasken Martineau has hired Canada’s former federal minister of international trade and secretary of state for international financial institutions, Jim Peterson, as counsel.
Peterson was a Canadian minister of international trade between 2003 and 2006, during which time he represented Canada at the WTO’s Doha round of trade negotiations.
He was also secretary of state between 1997 and 2002, when he played a leading role in piloting the most recent round of Bank Act reforms and sponsored a wide variety of other initiatives, including money laundering legislation.
At Fasken, Peterson will advise on international trade relations issues in all of the firm’s international offices, including Fasken Martineau Stringer Saul in London.
“As global capital markets evolve and consolidate, Jim’s expertise in financial services will prove invaluable to our numerous bank, trust company and insurance company clients, both domestic and international,” said Fasken Martineau managing partner David Corbett.