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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.

Doing Legal Business in the Philippines - 3 April 2019

13 February 2019

The Law Society of England and Wales is launching its Doing Legal Business guide for the Philippines. Join us for a free panel discussion and drinks reception on Wednesday 3 April from 16.30 to 20.00 to mark the event.

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Join our business development mission to Malaysia from 1-2 July 2019

12 February 2019

We are seeking small to medium sized firms to join our business development mission to Malaysia.

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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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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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What's next for the UK-ASEAN relationship?

19 October 2017By Catherine Brims

Dr Liam Fox MP gives a speech at the ASEAN@50 Business Forum

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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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Doing Legal Business in the Philippines - 3 April 2019

The Law Society of England and Wales is launching its Doing Legal Business guide for the Philippines. Join us for a free panel discussion and drinks reception on Wednesday 3 April from 16.30 to 20.00 to mark the event.

kuala lumpur petronas twin towers malaysia klcc 67559

Join our business development mission to Malaysia from 1-2 July 2019

We are seeking small to medium sized firms to join our business development mission to Malaysia.

All Events

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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

Ho Chi Minh at Night

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

catherine.brims@lawsociety.org.uk