AZB snaps up antitrust partner from CAM in Mumbai

by Nimitt Dixit |

AZB & Partners has bolstered its competition offering with the addition of Kirthi Srinivas as partner in Mumbai from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

Yulchon adds Kim & Chang IP, antitrust lawyer

by Nimitt Dixit |

South Korean Big Six firm Yulchon has continued its aggressive expansion with the addition of antitrust and intellectual property expert Dave Koo, who becomes the firm’s tenth partner hire in 2024. Koo joins from Kim & Chang, where he was a senior foreign attorney.

Khaitan ropes in tax partner from LKS in Bengaluru

by Nimitt Dixit |

Khaitan & Co is the latest to hire in the busy Bengaluru market with the addition of indirect tax specialist Brijesh Kothary, who was previously a partner at tax-focused law firm Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan.

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB SOUTH INDIA TOP 15 IN-HOUSE COUNSELS 2024

Submissions for South India Top 15 In-house Counsels are now open.

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB SOUTH INDIA TOP 15 RISING LAWYERS 2024​ ​

Submissions for South India Top 15 Rising Lawyers are now open.

ALB Conversations: Richard Kurniadi, General Counsel, Kimberly-Clark Softex

by Mari Iwata |

Richard Kurniadi, general counsel of Indonesia’s Kimberly-Clark Softex, talks about why sometimes the legal function needs to push the boundaries without breaking the limit, how he wants his team to “play to win” instead of just "playing not to lose,” and why he’s a big fan of external lawyers who also have experience as in-house counsel. 

Latham, Wachtell, Debevoise act on $3.4 bln Nippon AIG deal

by Nimitt Dixit |

U.S. law firm Latham & Watkins has advised Japan’s largest insurance provider, Nippon Life Insurance, on its agreement to acquire 20 percent stake in Corebridge Financial, a retirement solutions and investment products company, from American Insurance Group (AIG) for $3.84 billion.

Hong Kong’s OLN launches elder law practice

by Mari Iwata |

Hong Kong law firm Oldham, Li & Nie has launched an elder law practice group after hiring Helena Hu as a consultant to co-head it. It is believed to be the first Hong Kong law firm to offer such a practice.

UPCOMING: ALB Legal Guide to the Greater Bay Area 2025 (EN/ZH)

Asian Legal Business is pleased to announce the release of the ALB Legal Guide to the Greater Bay Area, 2025 edition. The Guide will be available in both Chinese and English and will have one-year shelf life.

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB SOUTH INDIA TOP 15 LAW FIRMS 2024

Submissions for South India Top 15 Law Firms are now open.

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Anderson Mori & Tomotsune - Mari Itoh

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Diversity & Inclusion in Japan's Legal Industry

As one of Japan’s Big Four law firms, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has made it its mission to improve diversity and inclusion, or D&I, across the firm and Japan’s legal industry. ALB talks to Mari Itoh, a partner at AMT and a

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FAST 30: Tetsuo Kurita One Asia Lawyers Group

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ALB Asia's Fastest Growing Firms: One Asia Lawyers Group

One Asia Lawyers Group has been recognised by Asian Legal Business as one of Asia’s fastest-growing firms this year. In this interview with ALB, OAL Managing Partner Tetsuo Kurita shares some of his firm's growth highlights and development

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Kingfisher ALB Hong Kong Law Awards: Hear From Our Partners

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Kingfisher ALB Hong Kong Law Awards: Hear From Our Partners

After two years of virtual events, the Kingfisher ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2022 made an epic in-person comeback on Sept. 9, bringing around 200 legal professionals and leaders together for the prestigious celebration held concurrently at the

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Highlights from the Kingfisher ALB Hong Kong Law Awards

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Highlights from the Kingfisher ALB Hong Kong Law Awards

The 21st Kingfisher ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2022, the first in-person awards in Hong Kong in two years, was a one-of-a-kind celebration, being held simultaneously at two locations that were connected by a livestream. Awards were given out in 47

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Introducing the new Asian Legal Business website

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Introducing the new Asian Legal Business website

Watch this video and hear from Amantha Chia, Head of Legal Media Group at Thomson Reuters, as she offers an overview of the upgraded ALB website and its new features.

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ALB Conversations

ALB Conversations

ALB Conversations: Geopolitical Risks and Corporate Japan (EN/JA)

Japanese companies have seen rising geo-economic risks from the Ukraine war, which not only requires them to cut Russian businesses but also may force appraisal their businesses with China, as Russia moving closer to China in the face of

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ALB Conversations: 5 Questions with Kyu Chul Lee, DR & AJU

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ALB Conversations: 5 Questions with Kyu Chul Lee, DR & AJU

Kyu Chul Lee, managing partner of Korea’s DR &AJU, sheds light on his management philosophy and strategy for the firm’s growth. He also recounts some of the highlights from his time in charge and the motto he lives.

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Hong Kong's IPO Hot Streak Keeping Lawyers Busy

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Why Hong Kong IPOs continue to rise

Vincent Wang, Partner at Paul Hastings weighs in on Hong Kong’s capital markets trends.

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ALB Conversations: Why Hong Kong is a Leading Regional Wealth Management Hub

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Charles Russell Speechlys: The pandemic is changing private wealth priorities

Charles Russell Speechlys unpacks how the global COVID-19 pandemic has turned private wealth on its head, why Hong Kong work in this space is booming, and what will keep lawyers busy in the coming month.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Offshore Disputes

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ALB Conversations: The Impact of COVID-19 on Offshore Disputes

Jeremy Lightfoot, head of Carey Olsen’s dispute resolution and litigation practice in Hong Kong, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted offshore disputes, and offers predictions and insights for what is ahead.

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18th Practical Law ALB Hong Kong In-House Legal Summit 2021

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18th Practical Law ALB Hong Kong In-House Legal Summit

The 18th Practical Law ALB Hong Kong In-House Legal Summit 2021 took place successfully on 7 September at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. This signature annual event gathered over 240 in-house counsels, legal practitioners and industry experts to

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ALB SSQ China Law Awards 2021

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ALB SSQ China Law Awards 2021

Asian Legal Business (ALB) is proud to present the 18th Annual SSQ ALB China Law Awards 2021 - the pre-eminent legal awards in China! These prestigious awards will pay tribute to the outstanding performance of private practitioners and

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