Lex Mundi, one of the world’s leading law firm networks, has launched a global client service delivery platform called Equisphere to help in-house counsel address cross-border legal challenges.
Axel Kuhlmann, Foreign Law Partner and Makoto Ohnuma, Senior Associate Lawyer, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu gave a presentation on Warranty and Indemnity Insurance (W&II) in M&A Transactions during ALB’s first Virtual Japan In-House Legal Summit held on 9 June 2020.
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One of my favourite books is “Tomorrow’s Lawyers” by Professor Richard Susskind, a prominent author and speaker specializing in the future of professional service and, in particular, the way in which the IT and the Internet are changing the work of lawyers.
China’s parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony’s way of life since it returned to Chinese rule 23 years ago.
LSE-listed law firm DWF is closing its three-year-old office in Singapore following a strategic review of its global operations.
Benjamin Hirasawa, a former head of the Asia-Pacific hospitality practice at Clyde & Co., has launched a boutique firm with offices in Singapore and Bangkok.
Dyson Heydon, a judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), has resigned following an inquiry by the High Court of Australia that found that he had sexually harassed six staff members during his time on the bench.
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and while the typically colourful celebrations have been muted due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many law firms are still marking the month with various online initiatives and virtual events. Clifford Chance has hosted webinars spotlighting its LGBTQ+ pro bono work, while Pinsent Masons, Taylor Wessing and others have launched social media campaigns.
Eversheds Sutherland and Singapore’s Harry Elias Partnership recently announced that they were ending their three-year merger with a joint media release. The statement said the firms were parting on “good terms,” but those watching on the sidelines in Singapore have questioned why the arrangement didn’t work out, suggesting that the split is symbolic of changing expectations in the highly competitive market.