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.

Firms

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Deals

  • Asian Lawyer

    US Business Opportunities in China's Clean Energy Sector

    By Barbara Yu Levy

    Companies that play it smart will be well positioned to leverage recent political developments and China's demand for low-cost renewable energy technologies into safe, lucrative and long-term business opportunities.

  • Asian Lawyer

    KWM, HSF on $846M Aussie Mining Deal

    Chinese state-owned Guangdong Rising Assets Management Co. has made an offer to acquire Australian copper miner PanAust Ltd.

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Disputes

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People

  • Europe

    Irell Partner Reflects on Sale of Klimt’s Gold Painting

    By Nell Gluckman

    Irell & Manella partner Steven Thomas negotiated the sale of Gustav Klimt’s famous gold painting "Adele Bloch-Bauer I," which drew headlines for fetching the highest price for any artwork in 2006. The painting, along with four others, was stolen by the Nazis and recovered by the Bloch-Bauer heirs after an eight-year legal battle with the Austrian government, and is now the subject of "Woman in Gold," a film starring Helen Mirren that will be released Wednesday.

  • Asian Lawyer

    Freshfields Lifts Second Linklaters Partner in Three Weeks

    By Anna Zhang

    Former Linklaters partner Thomas Ng is relocating from Beijing to join Freshfields three weeks after former Hong Kong partner David Ludwick made his own move to the rival Magic Circle firm.

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