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Exclusion and lack of recognition powerful drivers of gender inequality in Hong Kong legal profession, report finds

Research by Mayer Brown and Women in Law in Hong Kong finds 'boys' club' culture and bias of colleagues and clients affects women at every stage of their careers

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Beijing overrules Hong Kong courts to allow authorities to bar British barristers from security law trials

Controversial ruling undermines integrity of Hong Kong’s legal system, critics claim

K&L Gates adds second capital markets partner in a month in Hong Kong

Jay Lee’s arrival from Simmons & Simmons follows Iris Leung joining from Linklaters in October

Baker McKenzie names new Asia Pacific chair

Global executive committee member and senior IP lawyer Shih Yann Loo succeeds Michael Wong

HFW builds in Hong Kong with hire of Tanner De Witt's former head of arbitration

Arrival of Hong Kong, English and BVI-qualified ex-Slaughter and May counsel follows HFW's launch of a BVI office earlier this year

Linklaters and Slaughters add Hong Kong partners from US and Magic Circle rivals

Slaughters hires disputes partner from Debevoise as restructuring specialist Richard Woodworth joins Linklaters from Allen & Overy

Davis Polk, Slaughters and Freshfields called in for secondary listing of Tencent Music in Hong Kong

Chinese firms Han Kun Law Offices and CM Law firm also act on the matter along with offshore specialists Maples Group

Baker McKenzie hires Addleshaw Goddard’s Hong Kong dispute resolution head

Ronald Sum joins as a partner as Addleshaw Goddard retreats from the Hong Kong market

Slaughter and May names next senior partner in Hong Kong

Corporate partner Benita Yu to succeed Peter Brien in October

Clifford Chance adds funds partner in Hong Kong from Kirkland & Ellis

Liyong Xing is the third partner to leave Kirkland in Hong Kong since the start of the year

Freshfields and Kirkland advise on Hong Kong's second SPAC listing

Vision Deal is the second SPAC to be listed on the HKSE since rules changed in January

Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre announces new leadership

CMS lawyer Mariel Dimsey is named new secretary-general as Sarah Grimmer steps down after six years

Addleshaws to exit Hong Kong as DWF announces tie-up with local boutique

Just as one top 30 UK firm shifts main Asia focus to Singapore, its listed rival enters market

Davis Polk’s Asia head withdraws from conference on Hong Kong security law

Agreement to participate ‘did not reflect an endorsement’ of topics, says veteran partner

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Davis Polk draws fire for speaking at event to mark anniversary of Hong Kong's national security law

Wall Street firm 'denounced' over Asia chair's billing to speak at department of justice conference, Financial Times reports

Pinsent Masons creates head of APAC role as part of wider regional leadership shakeup

James Morgan-Payler to take the reins in Melbourne as UK firm's head of APAC as Singapore-based Johanna Murray made region's COO

Skadden’s rainmaker China practice head joins ByteDance as CFO

Julie Gao signs up with client as pipeline of Chinese companies selling shares in Hong Kong and New York slows

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Freshfields hits gender and racial diversity targets in latest partner promotion round

Women make up 41% of the 27 new partners, hitting its 40% female gender diversity target