King & Wood Mallesons has hired two partners in Hong Kong: Ashley Wong joins the firm as its local aviation head from Mayer Brown, while Wang Yu joins as a partner from Morrison & Foerster, where he was of counsel. Wong, has over 15 years of experience in aviation matters, advising airlines, leasing companies, maintenance […]
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Crowell & Moring’s new London managing partner Robert Weekes has set out plans to launch a training contract in the City office, having joined the US firm today from Squire Patton Boggs. Weekes’ move was revealed by Leaders in Law last November, months after it was revealed that Squires’ global head Stephen Mahon would be relocating […]
The French Supreme Court related to private matters (Cour de cassation) ruled as a ratio decidendi on 28 November 2018 that the single vote on the resolution related to an increase in share capital reserved to employees is considered satisfactory to regularize an increase in share capital not subject to a vote on a preceding general meeting. This […]
New Delhi-based APT Legal, will be opening new offices in Mumbai, Jaipur, Allahabad (Prayagraj) and Patna. Having started out as Chamber Practice, APT Legal has been representing clients both in the private sector and public sector, pan-India. The firm handles litigations before the Supreme Court, high courts and appellate tribunals. The firm’s partners focus on […]
Leading Global law firm Baker McKenzie has been named Europe’s strongest law brand in the 2018 Acritas Mainland Europe Index. The Firm received an overall score of 100 – nearly 30 points ahead of the firm that ranked second place – and ranked top for awareness, favourability, top level engagement, multi-jurisdictional deals, multi-jurisdictional litigation, high […]
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Adrian Maguire is understood to be joining his former boss David Higgins at Kirkland & Ellis, over a year after the US firm made a concerted push to expand its corporate credentials in the City.
Axiom, a global alternative legal services provider, has hired Yolanda Chan as general manager for the Asia-Pacific region from Fitbit, where she held a similar role. With more than two decades of APAC experience with industry-leading brands, Chan brings a strong managerial and technology background to her new role. At Axiom, Chan will look into the […]
Clifford Chance, has launched a new innovation lab in Singapore, named Create+65, to identify, incubate, test and pilot new legal technology solutions. Create+65 was designed to bring together venture capitalists, start-ups, product owners and developers, universities and private institutions with the goal of developing and testing new legal services tools and solutions. Subject to their […]
The Asia-Pacific legal markets in 2018 were characterized by trends including the exponential growth of technology deployment and innovation; the growing efforts of elite regional and local firms to adapt, innovate and compete; the potential limitations (and growth) in market access for foreign law firms; the expansion and diversification of alternative legal services firms, the […]
Shanghai law firm Llinks Law Offices has ended its three-year-long association with boutique Hong Kong law firm Vivien Teu & Co, and entered into a new tie-up with Dennis Fong & Co. Following a string of departures, Vivien Teu, which had 14 lawyers in April, now has just two: Founding partner Vivien Teu and senior […]
- KMW expands in HK with partner duo from Mayer BrownJanuary 18, 2019 - 6:37 pm
- Crowell & Moring plans London training contract after Squires hireJanuary 16, 2019 - 9:27 am
- Increase in share capital (football club – by extension)January 15, 2019 - 10:31 pm
- APT Legal to open new offices across IndiaJanuary 14, 2019 - 7:30 pm
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