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HK: Gall grows matrimonial practice with hire from Robertsons

Hong Kong boutique Gall has strengthened its family and matrimonial practice with the addition of Kajal Aswani as a partner from fellow local firm Robertsons.

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Incisive Law Q&A: ‘A single Singapore law practice is the way forward’

Ince’s Singapore office recently consolidated with its local alliance partner firm, Incisive Law. After announcing new senior appointments, the firm is intent on creating a stronger internal culture that will carry them through this period of change. Wai Yue Loh and Bill Ricquier, managing directors of Incisive Law, tell ALB about the latest developments.

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India’s Singh & Associates launches forensic consultancy with hire from Mazars

Indian law firm Singh & Associates (S&A) has ventured into the financial crime space after establishing a forensic investigations and valuation group.

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Host of law firms collaborate to draft online arbitration protocol

Herbert Smith Freehills, Ashurst, CMS, DLA Piper, Hogan Lovells and Latham & Watkins have combined to develop a draft protocol to help deliver a globally consistent online case management approach platforms for conducting international arbitration.

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Indonesian Bankruptcy and PKPU Proceedings in a Time of Covid-19 [Brought to you by SSEK]

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused more economic harm to Indonesia than the subprime mortgage crisis in 2008.

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Features and Analysis

The Virus Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across countries and industries, and the region’s legal services sector is not immune. Here’s…

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‘This time, I want to do it the right way and on my terms’

Hong Kong legal industry veteran Kevin Bowers has recently established a new firm called bowers.law. The firm, which takes a non-…

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Recruiters See Firms Still Hiring, but Cautiously

With redundancies, pay cuts and the odd firm closing shop in Asia, lawyers in private practice face prolonged uncertainty. But while many…

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EXPLAINER: Easing the Economic Impact

The COVID-19 outbreak has had a devastating economic impact across the region, with businesses shuttered and markets crashing. To…

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Navigating the New Normal

As COVID-19 disrupts business and leaves lawyers working from home, one big impact has been on the mental health of legal professionals…

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Political Turmoil and a Pandemic: Could More Firms Exit Hong Kong?

Two international firms have announced their departures from Hong Kong— UK law firm Osborne Clarke will wind down its operations this…

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