Month: December 2022

India Ends 2022 On Growth Prospects

As 2022 came to a close, there were renewed fears of Covid 19 causing disruptions in view of the sudden surge in certain countries and the Government sent out advisories and actions. The year-end economic growth forecasts by global financial institutions were improved compared to previous […]

American Bar Association publishes a book on how to improve client services using innovative applications

Throughout his 42 years of practice, Canadian lawyer Lawrence Pascoe continually introduced new methods to improve service to his clients. He obtained ideas by reading management books and looking at what other lawyers and non-legal businesses did. He then adjusted these methods to apply to his […]

Innovating the practice of law in Asia: An interview with Jonathan Voo

Jonathan Voo has devoted his career to working within law firms, most recently as Senior Manager of Innovation (Asia Pacific) at Mayer Brown.  In this interview with Asia Law Portal, he explains what inspired his career focus, his current role in legal innovation with Mayer Brown, […]

Helping make legal services more accessible in Bangladesh.  An interview with Muiz Shahab Uddin, Chief Strategy Officer, LegalX

Muiz Shahab Uddin is Chief Strategic Officer and co-founder of legal tech startup LegalX in Bangladesh. In this interview, he explains how he hopes to make legal services in Bangladesh less expensive and more accessible — while also increasing legal literacy — through his founding and […]

Practicing Corporate and Commercial Dispute Resolution Law in Malaysia. An interview with Lau Zhong Yan

Lau Zhong Yan is Co-Managing Partner of Tuang, Chu & Co (TCC Law). In 2021, as part of TCC Law’s expansion plans to build a full service corporate and commercial law firm, TCC’s founding partners invited Lau Zhong Yan to head the firm’s Corporate and Commercial […]

Brian Law on how he is building a modern business law firm in Southeast Asia

Law also recently established NewLaw consultancy Interim Legal Resourcing (ILR), where legal professionals are flexibly engaged to support businesses and legal departments

Sharm Ravindran: Malaysian law firm leader and industry change agent

Sharm Ravindran founded and leads Kuala Lumpur-based Ravindran Advocates & Solicitors.  In this interview with Asia Law Portal, she details the breadth and depth of her legal career – from earliest inspiration – to law firm founder and leader – to legal services sector diversity and […]

Helping startups, micro, small and medium-sized enterprises succeed in Malaysia. An interview with Veon Szu Khaw

Veon Szu Khaw founded Veon Szu & Kok Thye in George Town, Malaysia, over 12 years ago.  In this interview with Asia Law Portal, he explained what inspires his practice and how he helps clients amid a technology-enabled legal landscape. What inspired you to pursue a […]

Pioneering boutique law firm Providence Law Asia LLC marks 10 years with brand refresh and appointment of second Pro Bono Advocate

The law firm establishes itself as a Singapore counsel of choice in international disputes and renews its commitment towards providing access to justice for marginalised and underserved communities