KWM and SJ Berwin combine to form a global law firm headquartered in Asia

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) and SJ Berwin have joined forces to create a global law firm headquartered in Asia.

From 1 November 2013, the King & Wood Mallesons network will become one of the top 25 law firms in the world.

With more than 2,700 lawyers, including more than 550 partners in 30 locations across the world, including China, Hong Kong, Australia, the UK, Continental Europe, the Middle East, Japan and the US.