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Richards Butler has announced the appointment of six new partners, five in the Hong Kong office and one in London. The new partners' specialist areas cover corporate, litigation and banking and finance. Richards Butler managing partner Roger Parker (right) declared: "This number of partner appointments is a clear indication of the firm's confidence for the future and our intention to continue strengthening our position in all of our growth areas." Last year the firm appointed just two partners in total, with London and Hong Kong gaining one apiece. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 1 June