In brief: Penningtons partner beats drum for UK

Penningtons partner Julian Hamilton Barns was in Beijing this weekend to talk to lawyers attending the 14th Biennial Law Asia Conference. He was due to promote London's strength as a financial centre and advise on the benefits of a UK Stock Exchange launch for Chinese companies. In May Penningtons acted for the listing of the Dailywin Group, the first Chinese company to be listed on the Stock Exchange.