UK Firms Find Route To Asian Business Through Australia

Law360, New York (October 24, 2011, 4:41 PM EDT) -- As U.S. law firms eye the strong deals market in Asia led by China's powerhouse economy, some U.K. firms have already outpaced them in the region by gaining a foothold in another country: Australia.

To win business in Asia, some U.K. firms have decided it pays to open offices or find partners in Australia, a country whose legal expertise the Asian region draws from. Meanwhile, experts say U.S. firms have not been as fast on the uptake and could lose out if they don't get more...
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