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Asia team launches bespoke newsletter for members

The Asia team has launched a bespoke newsletter highlighting events and opportunities for members that are interested in the Asia region. The newsletter will be sent out on a bi-monthly basis and will include events and opportunities organised by The Law Society as well as those organised by external organisations.

To subscribe to this newsletter, please send an email to requesting to be added to the mailing list.

Jurisdiction of choice for Islamic finance: new publication

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.

Law Society launches new guide for Malaysian lawyers on doing legal business in UK

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.

Law Society launches new brochure on doing legal business in Mongolia

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.

Singapore announces new regulatory framework for legal practice

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.

Law Society to support India's first law firm management conference

The International Division is supporting India's first ever Management Event for the legal sector organised by Legal League Consulting India on 23rd November.

Malaysian Bar confirms fly-in/fly-out prohibition to be lifted

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 – Giving UK SMEs a headstart in South East Asia

Headstart offers practical in-market support for SMEs, including access to office space and locally established UK expertise.

Papua New Guinea - opportunities and establishment of new business forum

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.

Manchester and South East Asia: Discover the matching regional strengths and opportunities

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.