Baker & McKenzie has received approval from the Korean authorities to open an office in Seoul. The office will be the Firm’s 73rd office and 46th jurisdiction globally and 15th office in Asia Pacific. The opening of the Seoul office on 21 May 2013 will reinforce the unrivalled breadth and depth of coverage of Baker & McKenzie in Asia Pacific and globally, and reflects the Firm’s continued expansion into high-growth markets (more…)
Law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today its plans to formally open an office in Shanghai during the summer of 2013. Seyfarth has seen an ever increasing demand for assistance in China from its multinational clients, particularly in its employment law and corporate departments. Responding to those demands, the opening of the Shanghai office represents the firm’s first move into Asia (more…)
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP announced today the official opening of its Seoul office. The office opens for business today, 15 April 2013.
The world’s 12th largest economy and the 4th largest economy in Asia, South Korea is an investment market with significant potential globally. Free trade agreements with two of its main trading partners—the US and the EU—recently came into force. These provide for broad and deep liberalisation of trade in goods and services, including legal services, and permit US and EU law firms to open offices in South Korea for the first time (more…)
Patton Boggs LLP has strengthened its presence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with the opening of a permanent office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). Patton Boggs now boasts four offices in the MENA region: in addition to the new Dubai location, the firm maintains offices in Doha, Qatar; Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. and an affiliate office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (more…)
The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has expanded its Asia Practice with the opening of an office in Seoul, South Korea, making this the firm’s 36th office worldwide. The firm is among those approved by the Ministry of Justice of The Republic of Korea to operate under the Foreign Legal Consultant Act of Korea. The new location will be known as Greenberg Traurig LLP Foreign Legal Consultant Office (more…)