Dacheng unveils newly revamped leadership team

15-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

China’s largest firm by headcount Dacheng has elected a new management team following an election process that began in February


Asia promotion prospects on the rise

8-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

There are many ways to boost a firm’s presence in Asia, be it by lateral hires, relocations or internal promotions. While there is a clear sign that some firms are making strong lateral hires, with Latham & Watkins’ hire of Vinson & Elkins’ former China co-head David Blumental among the most recent high-profile moves, the internal ...

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Elite 'red circle' firms Zhong Lun and Jun He plot merger

1-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Back in September 2013, The Lawyer has predicted that there would be a new wave of domestic consolidation among Chinese firms resulting in the emergence of a new look ‘red circle’


PwC Legal chief puts Asia growth at top of agenda

24-Mar-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

PricewaterhouseCooper’s legal arm, PwC Legal, has set out ambitions to become a global top-20 legal services player within the next five years, putting growth in Asia at the top of the expansion tree


Will Shanghai lead the way in liberalising the Chinese market?

18-Mar-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Last September, China’s largest and most cosmopolitan city, Shanghai, launched an ambitious new free trade zone

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Australian firm HWL Ebsworth expands national network with Adelaide acquisition

17-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Australian firm HWL Ebsworth continues its growth spree with the acquisition of South Australian firm Kelly & Co.


HSF makes Aussie partner Ferraro global corporate chief in post-merger re-jig

15-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Herbert Smith Freehills has shaken up its corporate leadership, appointing Melbourne-based Mike Ferraro as sole global corporate head.

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Wealth Structuring 20:20 2014 download subscription

Appleby 9-Apr-2014

This feature publication aims to tap into the issues facing high-net-worth individuals around the globe, and investigate the themes and challenges affecting this elite group.

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Radical new perspective for HFW

14-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Commitment to Asia as senior partner relocates to Singapore on a permanent basis


Jun He and Zhong Lun merger shows China market in new light

26-Mar-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

In China the proposed merger of Jun He and Zhong Lun is being described as a deal that “has never been done before”.

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