Mayer Brown JV
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US firm Mayer Brown has announced a joint venture with Singapore firm, PK Wong & Nair. The firm will be known as Mayer Brown PK Wong & Nair. It will advise on international and Singaporean law; however, local contentious work will be handled exclusively by PK Wong & Nair. Mayer Brown chair, Jon Van Gorp, said: “The continued growth of the market as an international legal hub, along with the increasing prominence of Singapore law as a preferred governing law across Southeast Asia, has driven client demand”.