18 January 2017

King & Wood Mallesons’ plans for UK, Europe and the Middle East

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is pleased to confirm that it has established a new business to maintain a strategic presence in the UK, Europe & the Middle East to service the needs of its global clients.

KWM now has core practices in London, Frankfurt, Dubai and Riyadh and affiliated offices in Madrid, Milan and Brussels.

The platform will focus on Corporate M&A, Finance, Competition and Dispute Resolution and consists of more than 30 partners, together with their associates and support staff.

KWM Global Chairman, Wang Junfeng, said: “I am proud and excited by the determination of our partners who have worked so hard with us to realise this practice in deeply challenging circumstances. This is a very good outcome for international clients and for the continued development of our firm.”

This positive outcome will enable the firm to provide high quality service to international clients in key markets and provides a strong platform for further, international growth in EUME and beyond. KWM remains committed to building a market-leading global law firm, built on its unrivalled strength and stability in the Asia Pacific region - the fastest growing legal market in the world.

Today’s announcement is effective immediately.

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