KWM announces new EUME plan

Jan 20, 2017 As of 18 January, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has announced a new plan to address its beleaguered Europe and Middle East business. The firm has launched a new presence across Europe, the Middle East and the UK involving 30 partners. The announcement occurred one day after legacy SJ Berwin went into administration. The new structure aims to service clients in locations such as London, Brussels, Dubai, Frankfurt, Riyadh, Madrid and Milan. According to KWM global chairman Junfeng Wang, the move will help KWM to continue serving international clients and encourage continued growth. Comments and more »

Mishcon de Reya launches tech scheme MDR LAB

Jan 18, 2017 Mishcon de Reya has launched MDR LAB, a legal tech incubator program in conjunction with L Marks, an investment fund that focuses on start-ups. The new scheme works with lawyers and clients to promote technology within…

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CMS expands with three firms in South America

Jan 18, 2017 CMS has expanded its international locations with three new member firms in South America. The firms include new locations in Chile, Colombia and Peru, bringing the firm to a new total of 65 locations globally throughout…

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Herbert Smith Freehills to launch in Malaysia

Jan 17, 2017 Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is preparing to launch in Kuala Lumpur in May, having recently received a qualified foreign law firm (QFLF) license from the Bar Council in Malaysia. Once the office opens, HSF will be the…

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