The Lawyer Asia
Berwin Leighton Paisner has launched its first arbitration practice in Hong Kong, hiring nine lawyers from boutique construction and arbitration firm Haley & Co
Anyone who thought FLAs, JLVs or QFLPs were the only way for foreign firms to enter Singapore’s legal profession needs to think again.
It’s not so long ago that having an Australian arm was top of every UK firm’s priority list.
The path between China and the UK may be a well-trodden one, but the one between China and the Baltics is less so.
Known as Southeast Asia’s hub for financial institutions and Islamic finance, Malaysia has been a closed shop to international law firms – until now.
Ashurst and Slaughter and May have advised on the $30bn (£20.8bn) sale of RBS’ private banking and wealth management business Coutts International to Union Bancaire Privée.
Covington & Burling has hired Bird & Bird partner Grace Chen to join its international employment practice based in Beijing.
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