Global 20: Freshfields

Law360, Chicago (July 22, 2013, 10:38 PM EDT) -- Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP continued its push into the high-growth markets of Southeast Asia this year by opening an office in Singapore, and guided Switzerland’s Xstrata PLC through an antitrust gauntlet in China to complete a $34 billion merger with Glencore International PLC, earning the firm a spot on Law360’s Global 20 list for the third year in row.

While based in the U.K., almost two-thirds of Freshfields’ nearly 2,500 attorneys are stationed abroad across 15 countries and three continents. This international footprint has paid dividends...
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