Law firms Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling plan merger
London-based law firm Allen & Overy and New York's Shearman & Sterling plan to merge, they announced on Sunday, in a deal that would create one of the world's largest legal practices with combined global revenue of approximately $3.4 billion.
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Rajiv Luthra, founder of India’s Luthra & Luthra, passes away
Rajiv K. Luthra, founder and managing partner of Luthra and Luthra Law Offices India, has passed away following a brief illness. He was 67.
SUBMISSION OPEN: ALB Asia Rising Stars Vietnam 2023
We are now accepting submissions for ALB’s Rising Stars Vietnam list, which spotlights the next generation of the country’s lawyers. The list will be published in the December 2023 issue of ALB Asia.
SUBMISSION OPEN: ALB Asia Rising Stars Thailand 2023
We are now accepting submissions for ALB’s Rising Stars Thailand list, which spotlights the next generation of the country’s lawyers. The list will be published in the September 2023 issue of ALB Asia.
Legal AI race draws more investors as law firms line up
With more and more lawyers at major law firms using fast-advancing generative artificial intelligence tools, legal AI startup Harvey said Wednesday that it raised $21 million in fresh investor cash.
Thailand: Ex-Blumenthal partners launch new firm
Ittinant Suwanjutha, Anuwat Ngamprasertkul, and Siripen Kulworakulpitak, former partners at Thailand’s Blumenthal Richter & Sumet, have left to set up a new law firm called IAS Advisory.
South Korea’s Shin & Kim opens office in Singapore
South Korean Big Six law firm Shin & Kim has established an office in Singapore, its sixth internationally, and fourth in the ASEAN region.
Portuguese firm Morais Leitão to open office in Singapore
Lisbon-headquartered law firm Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados, is set to open a new office in Singapore as it eyes the growing renewable energy sector in Asia, as well as rising legal demand from Asian investments in Africa.
PRC firm DeHeng opens 51st office in Seoul
Beijing-headquartered DeHeng Law Offices has recently opened a new office in Seoul, which is the firm’s 51st branch globally.