Posted by John Grimley

John Grimley edits and publishes Asia Law Portal and is the author of A Comprehensive Guide to the Asia-Pacific Legal Markets. He specializes in providing writing, editing, research and strategy services to the corporate and professional services sectors. Between 2002 and 2008, he established and directed the European representative business development office of US AmLaw 100 law and public policy firm Patton Boggs LLP. At the inception of his career, he served as a writer to the President of the United States in the White House. A licensed American lawyer, he holds a Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law.


  1. Price competition for work is already well known among both Chinese and foreign firms. Another concern is assuring standards of quality across the Dacheng network that Dentons can rely upon.



  2. price competition may be well know among Chinese law firms and foreign law firms operating in China – but it is not as well known outside of China. Whether it’s well known or not, it remains a challenge and hence it needs to be on the list. Standards of quality across the Dacheng network may indeed be a consideration, but only when work is referred to the Dacheng network from Dentons.



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