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.
Linklaters has raided Shearman & Sterling's Tokyo office, hiring its managing partner David Deck. Deck, a US-qualified structured finance lawyer, was a partner in Shearman's Tokyo office for five years before joining Linklaters last week. He specialises in leveraged lease financings, securitisation transactions, project financings, cross-border mergers and acquisitions and private equity deals, principally in Japan, Korea and Taiwan. His appointment takes the number of US-qualified partners in Linklaters' Tokyo office to two. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 11 September