Withers has combined with Singapore's KhattarWong

Withers KhattarWong

Withers has combined with 's KhattarWong following a three-year (FLA) with the local firm, creating a new entity called .

The pair allied in 2015, with Withers absorbing all of KhattarWong's partners at the time. The newly combined outfit now has 90 lawyers in the city-state.

Withers' chief executive, , said the merger underscores Withers' commitment to Singapore, and its belief in the immense opportunities arising from the growing wealth and business environment in the Asia-Pacific region.

Withers KhattarWong will focus on private client, tax, restructuring and insolvency, dispute resolution, investment funds, real estate, and hotels and hospitality work.

Source: Yahoo!