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    Morgan Lewis expands in Hong Kong

    March 23, 2017 US firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius will be launching an association in Hong Kong, following a string of recent expansions efforts throughout Asia. Throughout the past few years, the firm has opened offices in Japan,…

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    Morgan Lewis hires five from Simmons in Shanghai

    March 3, 2017 Morgan Lewis & Bockius has expanded its Shanghai base with the hire of a five-strong employment team from the Shanghai office of Simmons & Simmons. The team is led by employment partner K. Lesli Ligorner, and includes…

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    Morgan Lewis hires Edward Bennett from Ashurst

    March 3, 2017 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has hired Edward Bennett from Ashurst in Singapore, where Morgan Lewis opened an office in 2015. Bennett joins Morgan Lewis as a corporate and M&A partner. Bennett focuses on M&A, private…

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    Merger talks called off between KWM and Morgan Lewis

    November 21, 2016 King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) and US firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius have called off discussions of a potential merger between the two firms. Had the combination been successful, the deal would have created the second largest…

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    Morgan Lewis surfaces as potential KWM partner

    November 8, 2016 As King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) evaluates a potential combination with CMS Cameron McKenna, another possibility has emerged with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. According to a Morgan Lewis partner, the firm has held talks with…

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    New managing partner in London for Morgan Lewis

    October 15, 2016 Morgan Lewis & Bockius has confirmed that current London managing partner Peter Sharp will be replaced by Frances Murphy, who currently serves as the firm’s competition head. Sharp has held his role as managing partner…

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    Hogan Lovells picks up M&A specialist in Tokyo

    April 5, 2016 Hogan Lovells has brought on Morgan, Lewis & Bockius M&A expert Lisa Yano to be a partner in its office in Tokyo. Yano is registered as a foreign legal consultant in Japan. After practicing almost 30 years, Yano has…

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