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The world's second largest economy continues to impose practice restrictions on foreign law firms. For this reason, internationals were focused on trying to crack the market.
19 Dec 2014 | 11:21 |
Eversheds has launched alliance networks in Latin America and Asia Pacific, in an effort to formalise its relationships with firms across both regions.
04 Dec 2014 | 12:22 |
US firms Edwards Wildman Palmer and Locke Lord have voted in favour of a merger, creating a law firm with revenue of around $675m (£428.7m).
01 Dec 2014 | 17:55 |
With UKMEA management responsibilities passing to Martin Scott, Norton Rose Fulbright's newly re-appointed chief executive Peter Martyr now has more time to focus on building the firm in the US.
01 Dec 2014 | 00:15 |
With many firms scrambling to reposition themselves for an increasingly global client base, flag planting is firmly back in fashion.
28 Nov 2014 | 00:05 |
Eversheds is looking to have "two or three" merger candidates in its sights by early next year, according to chief executive Bryan Hughes.
25 Nov 2014 | 00:05 |
Morgan Lewis & Bockius takes additional staff ten days after voting to admit 226 partners from the Boston-headquartered Bingham McCutchen, which is now set to dissolve.
24 Nov 2014 | 11:49 |
Eversheds partners voted to pursue a merger with a US firm over the summer, with management now in active discussions with potential targets.
20 Nov 2014 | 09:45 |
A dramatic year for Bingham McCutchen reached a crescendo last week, with the transfer of the bulk of the partnership to Morgan Lewis & Bockius providing the catalyst for the dissolution of the Boston stalwart, which had 1,000 lawyers on its books ju...
18 Nov 2014 | 11:24 |
Morgan Lewis & Bockius has opted to hire 227 partners from Bingham McCutchen in place of a long-touted merger between the two firms.
16 Nov 2014 | 14:30 |
Driven by international mergers, the world's 50 largest law firms by revenue saw turnover climb by an average of 7.4% last year to reach a combined total of $63.5bn (£40bn).
14 Nov 2014 | 00:23 |
Allens has closed its Hong Kong office following a recent decision by the firm to exit parts of Asia in the wake of its alliance with Linklaters.
10 Nov 2014 | 00:05 |
Irwin Mitchell has added private wealth specialist Berkeley Law to its growing list of subsidiary businesses as the firm looks to take advantage of the Mayfair-based boutique's roster of high-net-worth clients.
06 Nov 2014 | 11:17 |
As Charles Russell Speechlys opens for business this month, the strategy of the newest entrant into the UK's top 25 firms is beginning to come into focus.
04 Nov 2014 | 13:43 |
Eversheds has added Finnish firm Juridia Bützow to its international network, taking its total office count in 31 countries across EMEA and Asia to 57.
03 Nov 2014 | 10:10 |