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    Legal Professional Privilege in Japan – our submission


    The Law Society of England Wales provided a submission to the Japan Fair Trade Commission’s (JFTC) proposed rules and guidelines to implement the Anti-Monopoly Act of Japan (AMA). The bill to amend the Act on Prohibition of Private Monopolisation and Maintenance of Fair Trade was passed in ...

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    Our Business Development Mission to Tokyo


    President Simon Davis and the Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association led a business development mission of seven Law Society members to Japan earlier this year to help our members gain a better understanding of the Japanese legal services market and provide an insight into the opportunities avaliable.

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    Hong Kong Law Society will not change foreign lawyer rules


    In July 2019, the Hong Kong Law Society (HKLS) published its decision not to pursue the controversial Proposed Legislative Amendments on Foreign Lawyers and Foreign Law Firms.

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    LAWASIA Environmental Law Conference POSTPONED


    The LAWASIA Environmental Law Conference in the Pacific 2020 has been postponed.

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    LAWASIA Annual Conference, Hong Kong


    Our President discussed rule of law, legal professional privilege, and market developments for the legal profession in Hong Kong at the 32 nd  LAWASIA Annual Conference. Read more about the highlights of the Conference.

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


    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 ...

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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