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South Asia and ASEAN

Welcome to our South Asia and ASEAN 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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New opportunities for doing legal business in the Philippines

11 April 2019By Catherine Brims

On 3 April 2019, our panel of experts discussed the economy, political and legal system; legal and regulatory framework; and current business opportunities in the Philippines – outlining a number of new initiatives aimed at facilitating trade and investment between the UK and the region.

Developments in the ASEAN: our VP visits Cambodia and Thailand

6 December 2018By Catherine Brims

Our Vice President, Simon Davis, recently attended the annual LAWASIA Conference in Siem Reap, Cambodia, and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and Thailand Arbitration Centre’s (THAC) Arbitration day in Bangkok, Thailand, to explore our relationship with the ASEAN.

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Call for speakers - 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.

Developments in the ASEAN: our VP visits Cambodia and Thailand

6 December 2018By Catherine Brims

Our Vice President, Simon Davis, recently attended the annual LAWASIA Conference in Siem Reap, Cambodia, and the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and Thailand Arbitration Centre’s (THAC) Arbitration day in Bangkok, Thailand, to explore our relationship with the ASEAN.

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Join us at LAWASIA, 2-5 November 2018

6 June 2018

Hear our Vice President speak at the Bar Leaders’ Forum 

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Case study: from Malaysian lawyer to English solicitor

3 May 2018

Read our interview with Brandon Chan about why you should requalify as a solicitor through the QLTS

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2019 04 03 dlb philippines speakers

New opportunities for doing legal business in the Philippines

11 April 2019By Catherine Brims

On 3 April 2019, our panel of experts discussed the economy, political and legal system; legal and regulatory framework; and current business opportunities in the Philippines – outlining a number of new initiatives aimed at facilitating trade and investment between the UK and the region.

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Case study: from Malaysian lawyer to English solicitor

3 May 2018

Read our interview with Brandon Chan about why you should requalify as a solicitor through the QLTS

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Legal Services in Vietnam: an interview with the British ambassador

1 December 2016

The Law Society speaks with Ambassador Giles Lever about the contribution legal services have made to Vietnam’s rapid growth and the growing opportunities for English and Welsh firms.

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Legal life in...India

27 July 2015

Ameet Hariani, managing partner of Hariani & Co Advocates & Solicitors, who atteded our UK-India legal practice conference in July, shares his views about legal life in India. 

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South Asia and ASEAN

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Your contacts for this region are Holly McKenzie and Catherine Brims

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International Policy Adviser: South Asia and ASEAN

holly.mckenzie@lawsociety.org.uk

Catherine Brims

International Policy Assistant: Asia

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