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Insights into the Chinese Legal Market

In late 2017, Who’s Who Legal visited Beijing to meet some of China’s leading commercial lawyers and learn more about the legal market in one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing economies. Interviewees emphasised the significant role of international work in their practice, the increasing complexity of legal questions, and the challenges of meeting heightened client expectations. These factors have led to a thriving legal market as firms embrace new developments and adapt to this ever-changing environment. 

Consulting Experts - Future Leaders 2018

In the latest addition to WWL’s Future Leaders series, we are pleased to announce WWL: Consulting Experts – Future Leaders, which will highlight the leading experts aged 45 or under in the following categories:

Financial Advisory and Valuation – Quantum of Damages
Economics – Competition Economists
Construction – Quantum & Delay
Investigations – Forensic Accountants
Digital and Data – Digital Forensic Experts

We are currently accepting nominations for this publication. If you would like to nominate any individuals for inclusion, either from your firm or any other firm, please email Avni Patel (


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The Who's Who Legal Awards identify one individual and one firm as outstanding in each of our featured practice areas. We also recognise the leading firms in over 53 countries and four US states. Finally, we select one firm to receive the accolade Who's Who Legal: Global Law Firm of the Year.

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