As Singapore continue to establish itself as a reputable business hub and a world-leading financial centre, a number of smaller law firms that are delivering quality services and handling signifcant workloads have emerged.
Beijing-based Jingsh Law Firm has officially initiated preparations to establish three offices in North Korea, South Korea, and Tokyo, Japan, with the goal of expanding the reach of its legal services in East Asia. This move could position Jingsh as the first Chinese firm to open an office in North Korea.
A hard-fought race by U.S. and global law firms to expand into China has turned into a retreat for many, thanks to growing pressures on foreign businesses and converging economic and geopolitical challenges, according to new data and interviews with lawyers and legal industry experts.
Indian law firm Saraf & Partners has continued its aggressive growth in 2023 with the launch of an office in one of India’s biggest urban centres, Hyderabad. The office will be led by partners Durga Bose Gandham and Altaf Fatima, who have joined from DSK Legal.
New Zealand-based law firm K3 Legal has formed an association with Hong Kong law firm Fred Kan & Co to launch its first international office in the SAR, eyeing work on cross-border investment between China and New Zealand.
Global law firm Baker McKenzie has terminated the services of former counsel Stefano Mariani, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by a former junior colleague at law firm Deacons, where Mariani was previously a partner and head of tax.