Singapore law firm Straits Law Practice LLC and global practice K&L Gates LLP have received approval from the Singapore Legal Services Regulatory Authority to combine K&L Gates' Singapore office with Straits Law, the firms announced on Friday.
The combination is subject to agreement from the partners of both firms and the subsequent signing of documents, with the firms targeting an effective date of Jan 1, 2019.
With the offices combined, Straits Law's full-service practice offering will be expanded to a global level, while KL Gates will be able to provide clients with legal services involving Singapore law. (continued)
Source: Leila Lai - THE BUSINESS TIMES