Adnan Sundra & Low was on a winning streak at the 2016 ALB Malaysia Law Awards, picking up eight awards at the event, now in its third year.
Singapore’s WongPartnership has entered into a strategic alliance with Al Aidarous International Legal Practice, a boutique law firm in UAE that has offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Nominations are now open for the ALB Japan Law Awards 2016. Now on its 12th year, the event will be held on Tuesday, June 14.
Debevoise & Plimpton has opened an office in Tokyo, its ninth globally.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has applied for a license to set up an office in Hong Kong, and has recruited Paul Jebely, the former global head of aviation finance at...
|HSF disputes lawyer joins Eversheds as partner in HKEversheds has hired disputes specialist Rachael Shek as a partner in Hong Kong from Herbert Smith Freehills. Full Article|
|Asia Appointments: Week of May 2HSA takes three lawyers from Khaitan, Clifford Chance announces leadership promotions across Asia, and much more in this week’s appointments table. Full Article|
|SG: Sidley adds project finance expert from W&CSidley Austin has welcomed project finance and development specialist David Gartside as a partner at its Singapore office from White & Case. Full Article|
|RHTLaw picks new litigation and dispute headSingapore’s RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has appointed Roderick Martin as senior partner and head of its litigation and dispute resolution practice, a role last held by the late Subhas Anandan. Full Article|
|HSA raids Khaitan as it launches in Bangalore, names new MPIndian law firm HSA Advocates has hired three lawyers from Khaitan & Co. as it named Amitabh Sharma as its new managing partner and announced the opening of an office in Bangalore Full Article|
|SE Asia Deals: Week of Apr 25Putri Norlisa Chair, Wong & Partners acts on QL Resources’ deal with FamilyMart to operate convenience stores in Malaysia, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Squire Patton Boggs advise Equitas Holdings’ IPO India , and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals... Full Article|
|A time for networkingAs cross-border trade increases in the Asia-Pacific region, legal networks are becoming important for both clients as well as law firms. Ranajit Dam looks at the benefits networks can provide, and how they are different from global law firms Full Article|
|‘The focus is more on improving services’Carl Anduri, the president of the Lex Mundi legal network, talks to Ranajit Dam about how the organisation has evolved in the last decade and a half, how it sets itself apart from the competition, and the benefits that member... Full Article|
|Training that worksAnti-corruption training is a vital component of any company’s legal and compliance efforts, but ensuring that such training stays relevant, upto-date and effective can sometimes be a challenge. Ranajit Dam speaks to in-house lawyers about best practices they follow Full Article|
|Innovation is keyAs economic growth remains sluggish and transactional work hard to come by, Singapore law firms must think outside the box in order to prosper in a difficult market, says Cornelia Zou Full Article|
|ALB Employer of Choice 2016 18 Apr 16 The ALB Employer of Choice Rankings were compiled taking into account responses from more than 3,500 private practice lawyers across Asia, ranging from managing partners to paralegals, as well as our own market knowledge.|
|Innovation List 2016 01 Mar 16 In its inaugural Innovation List, ALB names 10 firms across the Asian region that are using innovation to work more efficiently, assist clients better and remain ahead of their competitors.|
|Firms to Watch 2016 01 Feb 16 The second edition of ALB’s annual list again showcases smaller firms that are able to compete with larger peers through quality work and savvy strategies.|