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EXPANSION

HFW culls team from Locke Lord

Firm continues its Greater China transactional expansion with major team hire following recent hire of Locke Lord's Hong Kong managing partner and two other lawyers.

LEGAL MARKET

Brexit battering Irish confidence

Dramatic drop in confidence in the Irish legal sector over 12 months impacted by Brexit, although there is also much to celebrate says new report.

JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE

Law society asserts judicial independence

Hong Kong's law society takes unusual step of commenting in relation to ongoing case to express confidence in judiciary and assert rule of law.