French firm Gide Loyrette Nouel is the latest to announce that it has approval from the Chinese Ministry of Justice to open a second office in China.
The firm opened its first Chinese office in Beijing in 1987. Gide has 50
lawyers in China managed by four resident partners, Yan Lan, Stéphane
Vernay, Han Qimeng and Hubert Bazin.
Other firms to have bagged a second licence include Herbert Smith, Baker &
McKenzie, Jones Day, O¹Melveny & Myers, Vinson & Elkins, Masons, Clifford
Chance and Allen & Overy.
UK managing partners are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the economic outlook, according to the latest business confidence survey of managing partners Forty per cent of those interviewed believe that the economic climate will worsen over the next six months, compared with just 23 per cent last quarter. The report was carried out on behalf of […]