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Chinese elite firm Haiwen turns away from pure lockstep

21-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Beijing-based Haiwen & Partners, the first and only top-tier Chinese firm to adopt a Western-style pure lockstep, has decided to move away from this model after six years.

Singapore

Rajah & Tann launches contract lawyer service amid part-time work boom in Singapore

18-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Singaporean firm Rajah & Tann has launched a new service to provide experienced lawyers to companies that need in-house counsel on short-term contracts and project-specific work.

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The tale of two Amarchands: breaking the family business mould

12-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

The dramatic split up of India’s largest firm Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co has created two separate firms led by two brothers - Cyril and Shardul Shroff.

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Simpson Thatcher and Fangda advise Alibaba on $6.9bn strategic deal with Suning

11-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has turned to its long-standing advisers Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Fangda Partners in a $6.9bn strategic partnership with Chinese electronics retailer Suning.

Seoul

White & Case becomes latest international firm to launch in South Korea

11-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

White & Case has become the latest US firm to open an office in Seoul with the relocation of current Korea practice head James Lee from Los Angeles.

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King & Wood Mallesons: the long road to integration

10-Aug-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) merged with SJ Berwin just over two years ago - but integrating the merger has not been a completely smooth ride.

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Chinese elite firm Jun He experiments with new remuneration system

11-Aug-2015

Beijing-headquartered Jun He has undergone the most significant remuneration structure shakeup since its establishment in 1989, as the firm recently started a three-year trial run of a new modified lockstep

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Asia-Pacific Analysis

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Asia-Pacific 150: local firms' expansion accelerates as China dominates

29-Jun-2015

International firms have generally positioned themselves well for Asia-Pacific’s rise – teething troubles aside. But it is the locals, particularly in China, who show the biggest appetite for its business, growing faster and wider than the globals.

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Asia-Pacific Opinion

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Never mind the Ashes: England and Australia are battling for the Chinese investment prize

27-Jul-2015 | By David Rennick

Just as we are locked in competition for cricket’s greatest prize, England and Australia are also competing for one of the great global economic prizes: Chinese inward investment.

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Asian firms continue outward push with globalising clients

29-Jun-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

This week sees the publication of the third Asia-Pacific 150 report.

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Slater & Gordon’s UK revenue up 48 per cent as global turnover hits £243m

28-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Slater & Gordon has announced that group revenue has soared 27 per cent from A$411.1m to A$521.9m (£242.9m) for the 2014/15 financial year.

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Asia moves: 20 July

20-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

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Ashurst PEP drops nearly 4 per cent while turnover rises by £3m

8-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Ashurst’s average profit per equity partner (PEP) dropped 3.6 per cent over 2013/14 from £775,000 to £747,000, while turnover remained roughly flat.

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taj mahal india

The tale of two Amarchands: breaking the family business mould

12-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

The dramatic split up of India’s largest firm Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co has created two separate firms led by two brothers - Cyril and Shardul Shroff.

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Lewis Silkin to pay £2m damages to India cricket chief client

6-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Lewis Silkin will pay out £2m to former client, ex-Indian Premier League CEO Tim Wright, following a High Court ruling on Friday (3 July).

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Ashurst and Khaitan advise on Vedanta and Cairn India merger

16-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Ashurst is advising long-time client Vedanta Resources on the merger of its oil and gas exploration subsidiaries Vedanta and Cairn India.

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Chinese elite firm Haiwen turns away from pure lockstep

21-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Beijing-based Haiwen & Partners, the first and only top-tier Chinese firm to adopt a Western-style pure lockstep, has decided to move away from this model after six years.

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Simpson Thatcher and Fangda advise Alibaba on $6.9bn strategic deal with Suning

11-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has turned to its long-standing advisers Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Fangda Partners in a $6.9bn strategic partnership with Chinese electronics retailer Suning.

Beijing

Kirkland Beijing co-founding partner moves to Orrick

6-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Kirkland & Ellis Beijing co-founding partner Ya-Chiao Chang has left the firm to join Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe.

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Seoul

Taylor Wessing adds Korean firm to Asia network

19-May-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Taylor Wessing has formed an association with South Korean firm DR & AJU, becoming the latest UK firm to make a move into the jurisdiction.

Hong Kong

Asia moves: 14 April

14-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

Seoul

Skadden joins Seoul race with office launch

27-Mar-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has become the latest international firm to establish a base in Seoul.

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Singapore

Rajah & Tann launches contract lawyer service amid part-time work boom in Singapore

18-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Singaporean firm Rajah & Tann has launched a new service to provide experienced lawyers to companies that need in-house counsel on short-term contracts and project-specific work.

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Holman Fenwick Willan PEP slips by 9 per cent to £496k

5-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has reported a a 9 per cent plunge in average profit per full equity partner (PEP) from £545,000 to £496,000, bringing it to its lowest point since 2008/09.

Singapore

Asia moves: 3 August 2015

3-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

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