Southeast Asian law firm Tilleke and Gibbins has opened a new office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The office currently has four lawyers led by partner John E. King and will be supported by Tilleke's Bangkok team.
The Indian state of West Bengal is braced to see a fall in tax revenue this year after Tata Steel, Cadbury and other multinationals challenged one of its tax laws.
A strike which has brought the trial of three elderly former Khmer Rouge leaders to a standstill is set to continue after local lawyers endorsed the walk-out by staff over unpaid wages.
The Cambodian government and bar association should scale down their efforts to stop lawyers from speaking to the media without permission, a leading human rights organisation said yesterday.