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Latham & Watkins LLP

TMT

1 ranked lawyersBand 4ChinaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Leverages elite global capabilities to provide an array of cross-border services. Good local knowledge of compliance around data and technology licensing and outsourcing. High-end transactional capacity across multiple sectors, including e-commerce, telecommunications, media and fintech.

Strengths

"They understand what clients need," confirms one source, with another interviewee attesting that the team offers "a solid grasp of technical knowledge, as well as commercial sense."

Work highlights

Advised NetEase on global cybersecurity and data privacy issues relating to the operation of its goods and services.

Notable practitioners

Associate Kieran Donovan is depicted by his clientele as a "very creative thinker" and a "very personable lawyer" with a "very high EQ." He has a prominent role advising leading technology outfits in commercial negotiations and data-related compliance matters across several jurisdictions.

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TMT: Telecommunications & Broadcasting (International Firms)


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