ALLEN & OVERY
A principal strength of the firm is its global reach and this year the firm was cited for its standout presence in Asia. Personnel losses to rival law firms in Asia last year have not diminished A&O's capabilities in the region. It has most recently played a key part in the opening of the Chinese market, actively engaging with the government on various issues including the Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor scheme.Clients cited partners Edward Murray, Simon Haddock and David Benton in London, and Tom Jones and Paul Cluley in Hong Kong.
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