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Squire Patton Boggs

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Global Chief Executive Officer & Chair: Mark Ruehlmann
Number of partners: 495
Number of lawyers: 1,500
Asia Pacific Offices: Australia (Darwin, Perth, Sydney); China (Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai); Japan (Tokyo); Singapore; South Korea (Seoul)
Languages: Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Cantonese, Hakka, Mandarin, Shanghainese and Taiwanese), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, Gaelic, Galician, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Welsh

Firm Overview:
Recognised as one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, Squire Patton Boggs provides insight at the point where law, business and government meet. It gives clients a voice, supports their ambitions and is committed to working alongside them to achieve successful outcomes.

With a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 47 offices across 20 countries, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise, guidance and invaluable connections on the ground. The firm delivers a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale — locally or globally — and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

The firm offers solutions shaped by a clear, commercially focused understanding of clients’ business. Its robust and open culture enables it to find the right answers quickly and effectively from committed teams of lawyers who understand the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges at hand. Recognising the impact of politics and regulation on businesses across the world today, Squire Patton Boggs has a unique mix of world-renowned lobbying and political capabilities supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

The firm advises a diverse mix of clients — from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations — whom the firm places at the core of everything it does.

Main Areas of Practice:
Aerospace, Defence & Government Services
Brands & Consumer Products
Business Immigration
Competition – Antitrust
Construction & Engineering
Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
Energy & Natural Resources
Environmental, Safety & Health
Financial Services
Government Investigations & White Collar
Hospitality & Leisure
Industrial Products
Institutional Investors
Insurance & Reinsurance
Intellectual Property & Technology
International Dispute Resolution
International Trade
Labour & Employment
Life Sciences
Media & Advertising
Public & Infrastructure Finance
Public Policy
Real Estate
Restructuring & Insolvency
Sports & Entertainment
Tax Credit Finance & Community Development
Tax Strategy & Benefits
Transportation, Shipping & Logistics

Providing full service to businesses across Australia, and operating within the same time zones as China, India, Indonesia and Japan. The Australia practice covers a broad range of industries and have been involved as principal legal advisers.

All partners in the China offices have more than a decade of experience living and working in the country. Global companies investing in China turn to the practice for experienced counsel across the full range of China legal matters in a wide variety of industries. The China team includes PRC and US-qualified lawyers.

The Tokyo office primarily focuses on large corporate and financing transactions. The office is a gaikokuho kyodo jigyo horitsu tokkyo jimusho including both foreign-licensed and Japan-licensed lawyers.

The Singapore team represents multinational corporations, governments and banks in major infrastructure projects, cross-border transactions, financing arrangements and commercial transactions in Singapore, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

South Korea:
The Seoul office is ideally placed to represent Korea-based companies in key markets throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific and to advise clients on Korea-related work originating from those jurisdictions.