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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

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Blog Post: 04 OCTOBER 2021

EDPB opinion on the draft adequacy decision for South Korea confirms essential equivalence for cross-border transfers but requires further clarifications

On 27 September 2021, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published its opinion on the draft adequacy decision of the European Commission in relation to the Republic of Korea (the Opinion). This…

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News: 04 OCTOBER 2021

Arbitration partner Christopher Mainwaring-Taylor relocates to our Singapore office

Allen & Overy further strengthens its market-leading Asia Pacific Arbitration practice with the relocation of Christopher Mainwaring-Taylor (Chris), a long-standing A&O Arbitration partner, from Paris…

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News: 29 SEPTEMBER 2021

A&O advises on ICBC’s issuance of USD6.16 billion AT1 capital bonds

Allen & Overy has advised the joint lead managers on the issuance of USD6.16bn undated Additional Tier 1 capital bonds by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC), the largest bank in…

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News: 24 SEPTEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises the Republic of Indonesia on Asia’s first sovereign SDG eurobond

Allen & Overy has advised the Republic of Indonesia (the Republic) on its issue of EUR500 million 1.300% bonds due 2034, the first-ever eurobond by a sovereign in Asia to finance the United Nations’…

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Introducing A&O in APAC

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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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