Lex Mundi launches new client delivery service platform

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

Warranty and Indemnity Insurance (W&II) in M&A Transactions: Key Questions Answered

BY Asian Legal Business |

Axel Kuhlmann, Foreign Law Partner and Makoto Ohnuma, Senior Associate Lawyer, Nagashima Ohno…

Former Clyde APAC hospitality head sets up firm in SG, Thailand

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

The new normal from Covid-19 Pandemic: Embrace legal technology and innovation [Brought to you by GLT]

BY Edwin Lee, Daphne Sit |

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…

China passes national security law in turning point for Hong Kong

BY Reuters |

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…

DWF to close in Singapore following strategic review

BY Aparna Sai |

LSE-listed law firm DWF is closing its three-year-old office in Singapore following a strategic review of its global operations.

Pride Month: To truly effect change, firms need to look beyond D&I initiatives

BY Elizabeth Beattie |

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…

SICC judge resigns following sexual harassment inquiry in Australia: reports

BY Aparna Sai |

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…

SUBMISSIONS OPEN: ALB Asia 40 Under 40 2020

BY Asian Legal Business |

Submissions are now open for ALB Asia’s annual 40 Under 40 list, which profiles the most accomplished lawyers in Asia under 40 years of age.

As Eversheds and Harry Elias split, alliances in SG are coming under scanner

BY Elizabeth Beattie |

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…