TITLE

International eye: Asia

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;12/12/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 48, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs related to the business plans of various law firms in Asia. Several law firms are planning to open offices in Asian countries. Law firm Simmons & Simmons has recently announced its plans to open an office in South East Asia. The firm also wants to open an office in Beijing, China. China's largest law firm King & Wood (KW) has opened a new office in Hong Kong, China. KW opened its office in November 2005 after the Hong Kong Law Society approved its registration as a foreign firm. Around 75 percent of law firm Herbert Smith's junior lawyers have resigned from the company during the past year.
ACCESSION #
19737725

 

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