Asian Lawyer, Europe

Withers Grows in Asian Divorce Capital Hong Kong

The U.K. private client boutique has made an unrivaled push into the region to capitalize on a fast-growing population of high-net-worth individuals in China, Singapore and other top jurisdictions.


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  • Emerging Markets, Europe

    Gibson Dunn Partner Suspended for Mishandling Djibouti Case UPDATED

    By Jennifer Henderson

    A British high court judge has reversed an order freezing the assets of Djibouti businessman Abdourahman Boreh after finding that a Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner knowingly presented faulty evidence implicating Boreh in a 2009 grenade attack.

  • Europe

    Foley Partner Escapes Supreme Court Sanctions Over a German Client's Brief UPDATED

    By Tony Mauro

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dismissed its disciplinary action against Foley & Lardner partner Howard Shipley over his submission of a jargon-filled petition mainly written by his client, a German business executive and nonlawyer. The court issued this warning to lawyers: Write petitions in plain language.

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