The Asian Lawyer
The intellectual property firm is the first among British firms to open an office in the country.
Projects lawyer Geoffrey Grice has moved over from Herbert Smith Freehills.
By Tom Brennan, November 21, 2013 :: Deals
*Morrison & Foerster guides Global Logistics Properties on creation of $3 billion fund
*Simpson Thacher leads Chinese gaming company Boyaa Interactive's $127 million IPO
*Gadens advises PanAust on majority-stake purchase in Papua New Guinea gold and copper mine
Temasek-owned Pavilion Energy is paying $1.3 billion for a minority stake in offshore gas interests held by Ophir Energy.
Banking and finance lawyer Geoff Stevens is joining from Western Australian firm Lavan Legal.
Lee Travis Benjamin was previously a special counsel at Baker & McKenzie.
Jong Baek Park has made the jump from Seoul-based firm Apex, where he was managing partner.
High growth in places like Malaysia and the Philippines continues to draw the attention of international firms. But can a practice focused on such markets really make up for slower growth in China and beyond?
The U.S. firm has formed an association with 33-lawyer Melli Darsa & Co.
The shifting market, a series of departures and leadership changes—in the U.S. as well as Asia—have raised questions about the firm's Asia strategy. But chairman Bradley Butwin insists that O'Melveny's commitment to Asia is as strong as it ever was.
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