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Welcome to our North Asia and the Pacific section. Here you will find information on the latest regional legal headlines and up and coming events, plus detailed information on the jurisdictions we are currently active in.

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UK law firms now able to remain in South Korea once the UK exits the EU

10 June 2019

On Monday, the Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox signed a continuity Free Trade Agreement with Korea that will allow English and Welsh solicitors to continue to practise in Korea. This is welcome relief for the profession and more specifically for the four U.K. firms established there under an EU licence to be able to remain in Seoul post-Brexit.

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Legal Life for a Chinese firm in... London

12 March 2018

Yuhua Yang, Partner at Llinks London office tells us what it’s like working for a Chinese firm in London

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UK law firms now able to remain in South Korea once the UK exits the EU

10 June 2019

On Monday, the Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox signed a continuity Free Trade Agreement with Korea that will allow English and Welsh solicitors to continue to practise in Korea. This is welcome relief for the profession and more specifically for the four U.K. firms established there under an EU licence to be able to remain in Seoul post-Brexit.

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32nd LAWASIA Conference 2019

18 April 2019

LAWASIA’s flagship event will this year be held in Hong Kong SAR from 5 to 8 November 2019.

The Law Society of England & Wales celebrates “Year of Pig” Chinese New Year with the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers

11 April 2019

The Law Society of England and Wales was delighted to host the UK Society of Chinese Lawyers’ (UKSCL) Chinese New Year celebrations on Monday 18 February 2019.

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Vice President gives speech at the 2nd UK-China Rule of Law Roundtable

13 November 2017By Catherine Brims

Christina Blacklaws comments on our collaboration with China and rule of law in the digital age

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Join our business development mission to Japan

Want to expand your practice into Japan? We are seeking UK law firms to join our business development mission to Tokyo and other Japanese cities in early 2020. 

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32nd LAWASIA Conference 2019

LAWASIA’s flagship event will this year be held in Hong Kong SAR from 5 to 8 November 2019.

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    Legal Life for a Chinese firm in... London

    Yuhua Yang, Partner at Llinks London office tells us what it’s like working for a Chinese firm in London

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    Legal life in... Shenzhen

    Hu Bingmei, part of our Chinese delegation for International Marketplace 2015, tells us about her legal life in Shenzhen and the secrets to doing business there.

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    Legal Life in... Shanghai

    Steven Yu, who will be joining us as part of the Chinese delegation at International Marketplace 2015, tells us about his legal life in Beijing and the secrets to doing business there.

  • Legal life in... Beijing and Hong Kong

    Matthew Townsend at the China Britain Law Institute (CBLI) shares his views about his Legal life in Beijing and Hong Kong.

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