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.
Legal anoraks, now really is the time to squeal, “Oh my, a merger”. The partners at the perennial bride-to-be SJ Berwin have finally given the thumbs up to a tie-up. And one with Asia-Pacific giant King & Wood Mallesons (KWM), no less.
For those not in the know – shame on you - this ain’t just any old hook up. It is the first-ever merger between a major UK and Asia-Pacific firm and, arguably, the boldest international merger yet by a UK outfit, at least since Norton Rose’s Canada-South Africa double in June 2011.