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Asia Pacific 150 2014

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 […]

Jonathan Ames

This week’s top 15 legal briefings – 29 June 2014

The romance has definitely gone from air travel. The last semblance of exotic flying probably fizzled 14 years ago, when sadly Air France’s Concorde burst into flames on take-off at Charles de Gaulle airport. Now travelling by air is all about budget airlines charging an arm and a leg for a cold sausage roll, or […]


Facilities & operations: Spaced out

The increasingly fragmented legal market is shaping the office of the future In which ways are the new offices law firms are moving into meeting the challenge of a disaggregated legal offering? Karl Warmbold, facilities director, DWF: Property, people and IT tend to be the most significant costs incurred by law firms. Now more than […]

RPC 2014 winner

Cultural integrity and a move upmarket sees RPC named Firm of the Year

New-look RPC takes glittering prize Scooping Law Firm of the Year at last week’s The Lawyer Awards closes a period of financial and strategic transformation for RPC. The firm, which was runner-up in the same category last year, has maintained a strategy of steady growth in the past few years. It has been working to […]

Cat Griffiths index

Asia responds to a lighter touch

This week we publish the second edition of The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150, the most comprehensive study of the legal market in the region. In the 12 months since we published our last report there have been clear developments – in a nutshell, many international firms are stalling while the local firms are consolidating.  It’s […]

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