The International Division is supporting India's first ever Management Event for the legal sector organised by Legal League Consulting India on 23rd November.
The Malaysian Bar Council has confirmed that the proposed total prohibition on foreign lawyers flying in and out of Malaysia to provide legal services will be lifted.
Headstart offers practical in-market support for SMEs, including access to office space and locally established UK expertise.
The Law Society is supporting the launch of a new UK-based forum for businesses and firms interested in opportunities in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. The forum seeks to improve trade, business and cultural links between the UK and the Pacific Island nations.
Discovering and demystifying South East Asia
Thursday 21 March 2013, The Midlands Hotel, Manchester (16:00 - 19:30).
Free to attend!
South East Asia
China and India are often the first countries that come to mind when talking about Asia, but Southeast Asia (or the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) shouldn't be over looked.
The Law Society recently hosted a roundtable consultation with the president of the Malaysian Bar Council. UK firms discussed the new legislation that liberalises the Malaysian legal services market and the secondary regulations that will implement the new regime.
The IPBA Annual Conference will be in Seoul Korea in April 2013. The conference will be focussed on Dynamic Asia: New Opportunities s & Challenges for Law and Business, and will provide a vibrant discussion forum for the future development of law and business in the Asia Pacific region. For further details, please see our events page.
Clifford Chance is the first UK firm to receive approval to operate in the Korean legal services market-a natural extension of the firm's long history working with Korean clients. The Korean legal services market is set to gradually open in line with the EU-Korea free trade agreement (FTA).
A special committee to review the regulatory framework of the legal profession in Singapore, chaired by the Attorney General, has issued a consultation on proposals to overhaul the regulation of lawyers and firms practising in Singapore.