Rajah & Tann Singapore has launched R&T Asia Resources, which aims to place lawyers within in-house legal teams on a temporary, contract basis.
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto is set to open an office in Nagoya by September 2015.
Each year, hundreds of lawyers from Asia Pacific countries such as Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, South Korea, Japan and Malaysia, decide to qualify as English solicitors, and become dual-qualified...
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Debevoise & Plimpton have scored advisory roles on Japan’s Sumitomo Life...
Asian Legal Business has announced the list of finalists for the 14th annual The Macallan Hong Kong Law Awards 2015, which will be held at the Conrad Hotel in Hong...
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|'It makes sense to expand our business presence'Sky (Sih Kyoung) Yang, senior partner, and Matthew Christensen, senior foreign attorney at Korean firm Bae, Kim & Lee, speak to Kanishk Verghese about the firm’s recent expansion in Asia and the Middle East Full Article|
|Asia In-House 25 01 Aug 15 The inaugural ALB In-House 25 showcases the fine work that in-house teams are doing across the region. The In-House 25 was selected on the basis of submissions from in-house teams, wins at ALB’s various law awards across Asia, and also...|
|Women in law 01 Jun 15 Female in-house counsel and law firm partners across Asia tell Dana MacLean about how they juggle multiple roles as mothers, wives, lawyers and managers, and the skills it takes to rise through the ranks and stay.|
|ALB Intellectual Property Rankings 2015 01 May 15 In our annual IP Rankings, ALB has researched and identified the leading firms for intellectual property in Asia.|