MAIN UK FIRMS IN ASIA

Allen & Overy
Offices: Beijing, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore (joint

venture with Shook Lin & Bok), Tokyo (in association

with Akatsuki International Law Office)

Total lawyers: 181, including 53 partners

North Asia managing partner: Chris Roberts

Ashurst Morris Crisp

Offices: Singapore, Tokyo

Total lawyers: 15, including four partners

Asia managing partner: Alan Kitchin

Barlow Lyde & Gilbert

Offices: Hong Kong, Shanghai

Total lawyers: 31, including five partners

Joint Asia managing partners: Camille Jojo and Claudio de Bedin

Clifford Chance

Offices: Bangkok, Beijing (through Pünders), Hong Kong,

Jakarta (in association with Mochtar Karuwin & Komar),

Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo

Total lawyers: 253, including 46 partners

Asia managing partner: John East

CMS Cameron McKenna

Offices: Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore (in association

with Niru & Co)

Total lawyers: 56, including 12 partners

Asia senior partner: Christopher Clarke

Denton Wilde Sapte

Offices: Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo

Total lawyers: 139, including 21 partners

Asia managing partner: International managing partner David Moroney

DLA

Offices: Hong Kong, Singapore

Total lawyers: 36, including six partners

Asia managing partner: Stewart Crowther

Eversheds

Association with Khattar Wong & Partners, which has offices in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore.

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Offices: Bangkok, Beijing, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shanghai (rep office), Singapore (in a joint venture with Drew & Napier), Tokyo

Total lawyers: 180, including 37 partners

Asia managing partner: Ruth Markland

Herbert Smith

Offices: Beijing, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo

Total lawyers: 153, including 27 partners

Asia managing partner: David Willis

Holman Fenwick & Willan

Offices: Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore

Total lawyers: 40, including 15 partners

Asia managing partner: Worldwide senior partner Robert Wilson

Ince & Co

Offices: Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore

Total lawyers: 43, including eight partners

Asia managing partner: None

Linklaters & Alliance

Offices: Bangkok, Beijing (rep office), Hong Kong, Shanghai,

Singapore (joint venture with Allen & Gledhill), Tokyo

Total lawyers: 214, including 35 partners

Asia managing partner: Andrew Roberts

Lovells

Offices: Beijing, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo

Total lawyers: 75, including 19 partners

Asia managing partner: Hugh Nineham

Masons

Offices: Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Singapore

Total lawyers: 149, including nine partners

Worldwide managing partner: Tony Bunch

Norton Rose

Offices: Bangkok, Jakarta (link with Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo), Singapore

Total lawyers: 31, including nine partners

Asia managing partner: Paul Giles

Richards Butler

Offices: Beijing, Hong Kong

Total lawyers: 77, including 17 partners

Asia managing partner: Chris Howse

Simmons & Simmons

Offices: Hong Kong, Shanghai

Total lawyers: 79, including 16 partners

Asia managing partner: Huen Wong

Slaughter and May

Offices: Singapore, Hong Kong

Total lawyers: 43, including 11 partners

Asia managing partner: None

Stephenson Harwood

Offices: Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Singapore

Total lawyers: 51, including 15 partners

Asia managing partner: None

Watson Farley & Williams

Offices: Bangkok, Singapore

Total lawyers: 31, including six partners

Asia managing partner: Nigel Thomas