CEO: Tanna Moore
Number of countries represented worldwide: 97
Number of member firms worldwide: 190
Number of lawyers worldwide: 7,551
Number of countries represented in Asia: 12
Number of member firms in Asia: 13
Number of lawyers in Asia: 598
Number of countries represented in ANZ: 2
Number of member firms in ANZ: 6
Number of lawyers in ANZ: 170
Asia Pacific Offices: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam
For businesses with a global growth imperative, the difficulty of finding qualified, local legal counsel around the world means higher expenses and lost opportunities – until they discover Meritas. Meritas is an established global alliance of independent, full-service law firms that connects businesses to its carefully selected membership: more than 7,000 lawyers in over 180 law firms worldwide. Clients can easily connect with pre-qualified, like-minded, reliable legal expertise worldwide. Close relationships between Meritas firms allows clients to obtain high quality, cross-border counsel throughout the world, wherever the transaction is handled.
Meritas membership is selective and by invitation only. Its extensive due diligence process saves clients time in validating law firm credentials and experience. Firms are regularly assessed and recertified for the breadth of their practice expertise and client satisfaction.
Only firms performing under the tenets of Meritas’ uniquely comprehensive Quality Assurance Program are allowed to maintain membership, ensuring that clients receive the same high quality legal work and service from every Meritas firm.
Qualified lawyers with skills and experience can be conveniently found through a searchable database on the Meritas website (www.meritas.org), by calling a Meritas law firm directly, or by contacting Meritas headquarters.
Asia & ANZ Member Firms:
Australia, ACT: Snedden Hall & Gallop Lawyers
Australia, NSW: Swaab Australia, VIC: Madgwicks
Australia, W.A.: Williams + Hughes Lawyers
Australia, QLD: Bennett & Philp Lawyers
China: HHP Attorneys-At-Law
China: Broad & Bright
Hong Kong: Gallant
India: Khaitan & Co Indonesia: HHR Lawyers
Japan: Kojima Law Offices
Malaysia: ZUL RAFIQUE & partners
New Zealand: Martelli McKegg
Philippines: Angara Abello Concepcion Regala & Cruz
Singapore: Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC
South Korea: Rhi & Partners
Sri Lanka: Neelakandan & Neelakandan
Thailand: Russin & Vecchi, - International Legal Counsellors Thailand Ltd.
Vietnam: Russin & Vecchi
Please contact Meritas Headquarters for recommended firms in markets where Meritas does not already have coverage.