HONG KONG — Legal firms in the Asia Pacific area are looking across borders and pursuing several different strategies to expand on their own or establish relationships with firms in other countries to better serve clients, according to a recent Thomson Reuters panel.
The panel was conducted last week at the Thomson Reuters’ 6th Annual Asia Pacific Legal Executive Briefing in Hong Kong, which welcomed law firm leaders from countries throughout the region.
This is the second time I have played a part in this important briefing. This year I moderated an illuminating panel examining how Asia Pacific origin firms are positioning themselves to serve clients beyond their national borders. The panelists included: Jeremy Lam, of the Management Committee of Deacons; Jasuzo Takeno, Managing Partner of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto; Rachel Eng, Deputy Chairman of Wong Partnership; and Seng Kok Chew, Chairman of ZICOlaw.
I want to share some of the learning from the panel.Read More