Our latest guide for Malaysian lawyers on doing legal business in the UK looks into why the UK is the best choice for international law firms.
Our series of 'Doing legal business' reports provide an overview and guide to doing legal business in key international markets.
Each report covers the local legal profession, regulation and representation, the legal services market and issues for foreign law firms and lawyers.
Our latest publication on Islamic Finance (Islamic Finance in England and Wales: the jurisdiction of choice) provides an overview of the Islamic Finance expertise in the UK. The UK has been an international hub for Islamic Finance in recent years.
The Singapore Ministry of Law has announced a new regulatory framework for the legal services sector. Following the report of the Committee to review the Regulatory Framework of the Singapore Legal Services Sector submitted earlier this month, the Ministry has stated its intention to implement the key recommendations.
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.