Veteran corporate lawyer Mohit Saraf recently established his own firm after an acrimonious split from L&L Partners, a firm that he had been a part of since 1995. He tells ALB about why Saraf and Partners, with 21 partners and offices in three cities, will be a different experience for both lawyers and clients.
In its second annual list, ALB showcases outstanding private practitioners in India when it comes to client service. These lawyers were selected based on client recommendations sent directly to ALB. The list is in alphabetical order, and some lawyers have been profiled.
In its annual list of Asia’s Top Offshore Litigators, ALB highlights top disputes practitioners working with offshore law firms, who have successfully handled significant cases and exceeded client expectations in the process. The full list is in alphabetical order, and a few lawyers have been profiled here.
Hong Kong has long been renowned as a key international wealth management centre, but a number of recent developments – such as the GBA Wealth Management Connect – has solidified its status. And lawyers specialising in private wealth have found themselves very busy too.
In its inaugural Asia Super 50 TMT Lawyers list, Asian Legal Business puts the spotlight on standout lawyers in the technology, media and telecommunications space in the region, when it comes to client service. The list is in alphabetical order, and certain lawyers have been profiled.
This inaugural ranking recognises the achievements of the top in-house legal teams around the region. For legal leaders, standing out during an especially tough year has required adaptability, empathy, and the ability to blaze a path ahead rather than just keep up. The evolution of the GC role also continues, as the job becomes increasingly demanding and exciting.
Over the past few years, Singapore has worked diligently to develop its reputation as a hub for technology businesses and a home of innovation. With government support and the infrastructure to underpin this ambition, the city-state is often dubbed “Asia’s Silicon Valley.” But lawyers say while the groundwork is all in place, there are still areas that demand close attention and further development.
Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange operator with trading volumes of $662 billion globally in June, has sought to expand in Asia. However, it hasn’t all been smooth sailing, as regulators around the world – and across the region – clampdown.
The legal industry group Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) appointed Mike Haven as its president earlier this year. Haven, who is also head of legal operations and associate general counsel for Intel, has landed the role during a time the organisation is broadening its remit and seeking to transform the business of law.
As a ride-hailing company, Didi continues to face scrutiny from the Cyberspace Administration of China, amid reported national security concerns, the industry watchers interpret it as a warning to tech companies with overseas listing ambitions.