International law firm Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that from 1 July corporate partner Stephanie Keen will be taking on the role of Singapore Office Managing Partner. She will be taking over from James Harris who has managed the office for the last 11 years. (more…)

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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP is pleased to announce the opening of an office in Seoul, Korea, our 23rd office worldwide and seventh in the Asia Pacific region. The office provides the firm with a local platform to represent Korean and international companies and financial institutions in one of the world’s leading and dynamic business centers. (more…)

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Anderson Mori & Tomotsune is pleased to announce that we opened our Singapore Office on November 28, 2013 (more…)

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The new office marks the first opening of an international IP firm in the country (more…)

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Squire Sanders and Melli Darsa & Co. (MDC), a leading law firm in Indonesia, are pleased to announce that they have agreed to a formal strategic alliance. Under the agreement, the firms will share a joint platform for business development and the marketing of legal services in Indonesia and international markets, and work closely together for the mutual benefit of a wide range of international and domestic clients (more…)

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Bird & Bird today announced that it has opened an office in Dubai and that it is transferring corporate partner Anders Nilsson from its Stockholm office to its UAE-based team (more…)

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Leading law firm WongPartnership has forged a strategic alliance with Malaysian boutique law firm, Foong & Partners. Malaysia will thus be WongPartnership’s fifth regional country in its network that spans the Middle East to China. The alliance will expand the footprint of both firms into two of the most dynamic markets in Asia, thereby enhancing their legal service with the firms’ combined experience, expertise and regional capabilities (more…)

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Today (1 November 2013) marks the launch of the combination between King & Wood Mallesons and SJ Berwin, the first global law firm headquartered in Asia (more…)

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Global law firm Eversheds has announced today the expanse of its Middle East operations with the opening of a second office in Iraq, located in Erbil, Kurdistan Region (more…)

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On September 28 the new office of Beijing DHH Law Firm in Shenzhen Coastal New Zone was opened. DHH Law Firm became the first non-Shenzhen firm to open an office in Shenzhen Coastal New Zone. The establishment of the new office is to respond to the development strategy of Shenzhen’s Coastal New Zone and meanwhile to explore new methods of cooperation between Shenzhen and Hong Kong (more…)

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Today Taylor Wessing announces the addition of a new office in Jakarta, Indonesia.  A cooperation agreement has been signed with leading Indonesian law firm Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners (HPRP). This cooperation agreement will see Taylor Wessing and HPRP share knowledge, resources and best practice, enabling them to provide a seamless service to clients in Singapore, Indonesia and across Taylor Wessing’s wider network of offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia (more…)

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Andrews Kurth LLP announced today the opening of Andrews Kurth (Middle East) JLT in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This new office will extend the firm’s reach in the Middle East and allow the firm to better serve clients worldwide (more…)

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