Gunita Pawha is Joint Managing Partner of India’s S&A Law Offices. In this interview with Asia Law Portal, Pawha outlines the firms’ unique services offer and geographic footprint — and the efforts to innovate its practice amid market challenges including the entry of foreign law firms. […]
The recent state-of-the-nation address by Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, titled “Economic Course of a Just Kazakhstan,” presents a comprehensive road map for Kazakhstan’s political, economic, and social development. From a legal perspective, the reforms and initiatives proposed by the President not only signify a positive transformation […]
India created history when the Lander Module (LM) of the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) third lunar mission Chandrayaan-3, launched on July 14, made a successful landing on the Moon’s surface on August 23, making India only the fourth country after the erstwhile USSR, the U.S. […]
Over the last few years, Kazakhstan has undergone significant political changes under the leadership of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. He has initiated a series of progressive reforms designed to strengthen state institutions and empower citizens’ rights. On August 30, Kazakhstan is celebrating Constitution Day, which takes […]
While government officials in the United States and China enact policies to “decouple” their economies, the question for business is how to navigate the shifting geopolitical landscape. Even changes impacting trade between the two largest economies will not be one-dimensional. Some US companies are expected to […]
Pisut Rakwong is the Founder and Managing Partner of Pisut & Partners. With an impressive range of expertise, Pisut’s practice areas include dispute resolution, corporate law, insolvency and restructuring, trade competition, labour and employment matters, insurance, administrative cases, and even white-collar criminal affairs.
Legalized learning app is revolutionizing legal education in Bangladesh, addressing the pressing need for comprehensive, accessible, and technology-driven learning solutions for the legal sector which is notably the most reluctant to change.
Yusuke TAKAMIYA is Partner at Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, one of the biggest and top-ranked law firms in Japan. Yusuke is currently serving as the International Competition Network’s Non-Governmental Advisor to the Japan Fair Trade Commission (“JFTC”), and the former researcher at the Competition Research Center […]
The THAI-CCA’s official launch is set to debut on 22nd June 2023 at the inaugural GC Powerlist Thailand, organized in collaboration with The Legal 500. This internationally renowned accolade will recognize the importance of the Thai legal market as the third largest legal community in the Asia Pacific region and the nation’s most influential and innovative corporate counsel who drive the legal business forward.
The Importance of Practice Management in Law Firms: An Interview with Stella Lau, Practice Manager at MahWengKwai & Associates
Practice managers are not yet commonly deployed in boutique law firms, as many still operate with traditional organizational structures. However, as the legal industry continues to evolve, the role of a practice manager is becoming more recognized and valued.
The acceptance of technology as a complement to traditional work is clear, and with legal professionals readily embracing tech solutions, legal-tech is becoming the norm rather than the exception.
Nhi Mai: Experienced Counsel specializing in IT, Telecommunications, Data Center, and Cybersecurity in Vietnam
Nhi Mai is an experienced lawyer specializing in IT, telecommunications, data center, and cybersecurity. She has been involved in several data center construction projects and possesses the ability to advise and obtain investment licenses and tax incentives for such projects as well as other science and […]
Intellectual property (IP) protection is a crucial issue for businesses operating in Asia, as the region is home to some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing economies.
Bithika Anand explains her central role in the adoption of sophisticated management practices to Indian law firms
Kia Meng Loh, Dentons Rodyk & Davidson Senior Partner & COO on keeping Singapore’s oldest law firm competitive
Kia Meng Loh is Senior Partner & COO of Singapore’s Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP. In this interview with Asia Law Portal, he details what inspired him to assume these roles. The firm’s current state and his law practice. The challenges facing businesses in the Asia-Pacific […]
Melvina Fam is a Senior Legal Counsel of Sarawak Energy. In her past legal practice, she advised and represented clients ranging from individuals to world leading international companies across various industries in contentious and non-contentious matters. She is a Barrister-at-Law of the Bar of England and […]
Messrs. P. E. LIM is happy to announce the promotion of Joshua Wu Kai-Ming as a partner of the firm. With effect from 1st January 2023. Joshua has been an integral part of the firm since he came on board in 2021. Throughout his legal career, […]
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. And his current role in legal innovation with Mayer […]
Law also recently established NewLaw consultancy Interim Legal Resourcing (ILR), where legal professionals are flexibly engaged to support businesses and legal departments
Emi Rowse (Igusa) is a Partner with Kudun & Partners, a Thai law firm, where she heads the Japan practice. In her role she assists Japanese corporations enter the Thai market. A specialist in corporate litigation and arbitration matters, Rowse is a HK qualified lawyer who […]
Gadens launches digital workflow tool to help organisations navigate legal obligations during a cyber attack
National law firm Gadens has released a first-of-its-kind cyber incident manager. To navigate the legal reporting obligations of businesses during a cyber breach. The digital workflow tool steps a user through issues and ramifications. It reduces the complexity and time required to investigate and report potential […]
With the Covid-19 pandemic waning in India, the other aspects of the economy came to the fore. Especially the increasing inflation which appears to be one of the major factors dampening economic growth prospects. Most of the international financial institutions and global rating agencies have lowered […]
Luthra and Luthra recently acted as Lenders’ Legal Counsel for L&T Finance Limited in relation to the financing made available to Kappirikkad Highways Private Limited, for an amount of INR 628 Crores in connection with six laning from Kappirikkad to Thalikulam section of NH-66 (old NH-17) in the […]
SeedLegals launches solution to help startups and SMEs attract, incentivise and retain top talent in APAC
Data-driven legaltech platform SeedLegals has launched their Share Option Scheme solution (also commonly known as ESOP) to Singapore and Hong Kong based startups and small businesses, enabling them to create complex share option agreements, allowing them to reward and incentivize their employees, attract top talent and […]
ALITA celebrates legal innovation and technology awards in the metaverse with 2 Singapore Supreme Court judges
ALITA Award winners from India, Hong Kong SAR and Australia reflect growing pan-regional ecosystem
Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) has launched a public consultation on two proposed codes of practice, a code of practice for online safety and a content code for social media services, which will impose requirements on social media services to ensure the online safety […]
On 6 June 2022, following two rounds of consultations, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) published revised Guidelines on Business Continuity Management (BCM), updating the existing patchwork of primary and subsidiary legislation. This iteration of the guidelines (2022 Guidelines) introduces a slew of changes which are expected to […]
India continues its slow economic recovery while Covid-19 cases are rising once again in the country. The economic growth forecasts have been reduced by global financial institutions amidst internal issues including inflation and external issues comprising largely due to the supply chain disruption arising out of […]
The Firm’s Corporate team recently acted for Gaja Capital(“Gaja”), that is an existing investor in MarketXpander Services Private Limited (“Company”) on the recent fund raise by the Company from WestBridge Read More: India on Economic Growth Path, Albeit Slower With the recent investment, the Company has become a ‘unicorn’. […]
L and L Partners acts on one of the largest projects financing transactions in the fertilizer sector in India
L&L Partners acted as lenders’ legal counsel for 3 separate consortiums of banks led by State Bank of India, in relation to the financial assistance in the form of term loan facilities and working capital facilities made available to Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Limited for the purpose […]
Chandhiok and Mahajan has promoted Lagna Panda, Avinash Amarnath and Lovejeet Singh to partnership, effective 1 April 2022. Commenting on the promotions, Pooja Mahajan, Managing Partner of C&M said: “our newly elected partners represent a breadth of skills and experience across practice areas. These promotions demonstrate […]
To ensure that Singapore’s regulatory framework remains up to date with today’s ever- evolving technology and business landscape, the infocommunications and media regulator (IMDA) has issued a revised code of practice (the code) to govern fair competition and consumer protection in the broadcasting, newspaper and telecoms […]
LegalTech platform SeedLegals has reached a significant funding milestone, announcing it has closed over £1bn (1.25bn USD) in investments for its portfolio of startup customers. Read More: 30 women legal innovators in Asia to follow in 2022 Some of the most exciting disruptors including Qured, Oddbox […]
We have grown quite used to receiving news about bushfires and wildfires affecting various parts of the world. Time and again, we have been required to deal with pressing concerns such as wildlife extinction, severe droughts and the melting of icecaps in the Arctic. Read More: […]