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Asia-Pacific 150

The Asia-Pacific 150, now in its third year, ranks the largest 100 locally-headquartered independent and 50 largest international firms by their regional headcount and looks at trends in the legal markets in key jurisdictions. The report provides an overview of the trends in Asia-Pacific from the standpoint of both local and international firms. It looks […]

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Asia Pacific 150: Asia remains a good investment for the future

The Lawyer Asia-Pacific 150, which provides unmatched insight into the region’s largest 100 independent firms and top 50 international firms, is now in its third year. This year’s report builds on two years of exclusive data and confirms that Asia remains largely a growth market for law firms. The 150 firms featured in the 2015 […]


Asia-Pacific 150: local firms’ expansion accelerates as China dominates

International firms have generally positioned themselves well for Asia-Pacific’s rise – teething troubles aside. But it is the locals, particularly in China, who show the biggest appetite for its business, growing faster and wider than the globals. International law firms have been in the Asia-Pacific since the early 1970s, but in the past decade or […]


Asia Pacific 150: The rise of Asia’s indies

Yesterday saw the publication of The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150, the annual ranking of the largest law firms by lawyer numbers across Asia Pacific. Growth across the international firms in Asia Pacific has slowed, while domestic firms are pushing forward. The Top 100 independent firms in the region increased lawyer headcount by 12 per cent […]

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Asia Pac 150: Davis Polk leads US firms’ charge in Hong Kong

Davis Polk & Wardwell is among one of the fastest growing international firms in Asia, growing lawyer headcount by nearly 29 per cent between 2012 and 2013, according to The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 2014. The US firm has seen the most prolific growth in Hong Kong, pushing up headcount by 65 per cent over […]

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Asia Pac 150: Growth at independent firms outstrips international rivals

The growth of international firms in Asia Pacific stalled in 2013, while the top 100 independent firms in the region by 12 per cent, research for The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 2014 revealed. An insight into the largest firms in the region can be found in The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 published today (30 June). […]

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Asia Pacific 150 2014: Year of the indie

After the first flush of enthusiasm, international firms are reassessing their position in Asia Pacific, while the locals go for growth  Welcome to The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 2014. This is the second annual ranking of the largest law firms by lawyer numbers across Asia Pacific, including a comprehensive overview of the important developments in […]


South-East Asia: flavour of the month

Local ASEAN firms are expanding, while the internationals also want a taste of the action promised by the planned regional economic union As global investors diversify away from its northern neighbour China, the South-East Asia market is the new favourite. Fuelled by increasing foreign investment and a promising single economic community proposed by the Association […]

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