With the COVID-19 pandemic rendering offices empty (for the large part), and triggering new remote working policies and protocols, the future of the traditional office remains uncertain. And this has come at a time when virtual law firms – such as Rimon Law, which recently opened an office in Shenzhen – grow in prominence. However, some in the industry feel that working virtually may not be for everyone just yet.
By Eileen Ang
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has welcomed Alastair Mordaunt, an expert in UK and EU competition law, as partner at its Hong Kong office. Mordaunt joins the firm from Clifford Chance in London.