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

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

The Law Society of England and Wales, in co-operation with the Malaysian Bar Council, will lead a business development mission to Kuala Lumpur from Monday 1 to Tuesday 2 July 2019.

Joining the mission will be an opportunity for UK law firms to gain a better understanding of the Malaysian market and an insight into the opportunities available.

The two-day programme in Kuala Lumpur will feature meetings with  Malaysian law firms and businesses, a briefing by the British High Commission in Malaysia and a joint event with the Malaysian Bar Council to help you promote your business.

We are looking for small to medium-sized UK law firms from a range of sectors that wish to be introduced to similar sized firms in Malaysia.

Why Malaysia?

Malaysia is at the dawn of a new beginning. In May 2018, Malaysia underwent its first change in government in 61 years after a closely fought general election. In addition, the Malaysian economy has undergone a transformation in recent decades, moving away from specialisation in raw material production and towards a multi-sector approach. It has enjoyed higher than expected growth over 2017 and into 2018, and many suggest that it is close to achieving high-income status. In addition, Malaysia is inching closer to regaining its lead over Singapore’s economy, with the differences in GDP set to shrink to just $2bn in 2018.

As a global trading nation, Malaysia is the UK’s second-largest trading partner in ASEAN. The UK and Malaysia benefit from a strong, historic relationship.

Register your interest

If you are interested in joining the mission and are available from 1-2 July 2019, please contact Catherine Brims at asia@lawsociety.org.uk In your email, please provide some background on your firm’s areas of expertise, and whether you would like to meet Malaysian firms working in similar or different practice areas. 

Exporting for Growth in Yorkshire and the Humber

Financial assistance may be available for participants from the Yorkshire and Humber region under the Department of International Trade’s ‘Exporting for Growth’ programme. Exporting for Growth is aimed at companies that wish to develop their international business or get started with international trade. Further information is provided in the attached flyer .

 

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