Author: | Published: 5 Mar 2018
Richard Hawkins Prakash Segaran

In Australia HWL Ebsworth Lawyers and TressCox Lawyers announced their merger in January. The bulk of TressCox's lawyers will be joining HWL under the plan. Elsewhere Jones Day opened its fourth office in Australia in Melbourne. Three partners will relocate to head up the operation.

In China Ashurst and Guantao Law Firm launched a joint operation office (JOO) in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. The move makes Ashurst the fourth international firm to form a JOO in China.

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