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Asia Pacific

Since establishing a presence in Asia Pacific more than 30 years ago, we have earned a reputation for providing innovative and high-quality advice that has stewarded numerous complex deals to successful conclusion for our clients.

Our lawyers are based throughout the region which enables us to keep our clients up to speed with local legislative and regulatory developments as and when they occur around the region. We are one of very few global law firms that can provide a truly integrated capability across the Asia Pacific region.

In addition to countries where we have offices, we also have a number of International Desks advising clients on large scale international transactions in Asia Pacific.

Countries/regions covered in Asia Pacific:

Our lawyers together with selected local counsel provide an integrated bespoke solution for clients doing business in the region.

We advise international organisations, investors, banks, governments multi-lateral organisations, export credit agencies and non-profit organisations on transactions across these countries.

News & insights

Great Fund Insights podcast: spotlight on opportunities in Alternative Investments in South East Asia

Publications: 26 NOVEMBER 2020

Great Fund Insights podcast: spotlight on opportunities in alternative investments in South East Asia

This timely discussion is part of a series of Allen & Overy conversations on opportunities in alternative investments across our global funds network. 

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Publications: 23 NOVEMBER 2020

A&O partner Yannis Manuelides discusses the current sovereign debt crisis on the Duke Law Clauses and Controversies podcast

In this podcast Yannis Manuelides, head of Allen & Overy’s Sovereign Debt practice, is interviewed by Mitu Gulati of Duke Law School and Mark Weidemaier of UNC Law School.

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News: 20 NOVEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy advises the managers on Bank of Communications’ debut additional tier 1 perpetual capital bond

Allen & Overy has advised the managers in connection with Bank of Communications’ USD2.8 billion undated additional tier 1 (AT1) capital bonds, utilising a new perpetual bond format for Chinese…

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News: 13 NOVEMBER 2020

Arbitration to resolve gas pricing disputes set to rise in Asia-Pacific

International arbitration is set to feature more heavily in the resolution of gas pricing reviews in the Asia-Pacific region in the near future, according to Allen & Overy partner David Jenaway in a…

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Introducing A&O in APAC

With the legal and cultural fragmentation that exists across the region, our unrivalled Asia Pacific footprint allows us to understand the local nuances of each market while applying international standards to the advice we provide to clients.

Our global coverage

Click on the regions in the map below to find out more about the jurisdictions we cover across the world.

  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • Latin America
In addition to countries where we have offices, we also have a number of International Desks advising clients on large scale international transactions in Europe.

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Global Experts and Markets

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Our Global Experts and Markets bring together lawyers from across Allen & Overy with significant experience of working on deals in key regions and markets – they support our clients with their business needs across any region by mobilising international teams as well as selecting and maintaining our ties with our chosen relationship law firms. As our network of relationship law firms has grown, we have committed to build an enduring bond that will bring value to them, us and ultimately to our clients. 

Media contact

Madhu Mirpuri
Madhu Mirpuri

Marketing and Communications Manager

APAC

Hong Kong

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