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Llinks Opens Office in Shenzhen with Four New Partners

links Law Offices (Llinks) announces its new office opening in Shenzhen on 25 May 2020. The new office is located at China Resources Tower in the Shenzhen Bay of Nanshan District, an innovative and dynamics area in Shenzhen.

The Shenzhen office is Llinks third office in Mainland China and the fifth worldwide since its establishment back in 1998. By opening its Shenzhen office, Llinks aims to further extend its dedicated presence in South China. The Shenzhen office will work closely with Llinks’ Hong Kong office and create a synergy between Shenzhen and Hong Kong. The new office will facilitate diversified development in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) by providing more convenient and efficient legal services to clients in South China. Meanwhile, as Llinks strategic move of its international development blueprint, the launch of its Shenzhen office will maximize Shenzhens strategic and innovative advantage as the centre of the GBA and an innovative city, echoing Chinas “Belt and Road” initiative and strategy of development of cross-border legal market.

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Attorneys Appointed/Reappointed to Committees within the Illinois State Bar Association

ROYAL OAK, Mich., May 21, 2020 – Royal Oak-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that three of our attorneys have been appointed/reappointed to committees within the Illinois State Bar Association for the 2020-2021 term.

The attorneys and their appointments/reappointments are as follows:

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RSS, Member of a New Professional Alliance

May 12, 2020 — RSS is pleased to announce the launch of the Regroupement des firmes de services professionnels indépendantes — the RFSPI.

The Regroupement is an alliance of 80 Quebec-owned firms united to promote their expertise with Quebec decision-makers, who will have to make crucial judgments over the coming weeks in the interest of their businesses.

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Chambers USA 2020 Ranks Connolly Gallagher Three Delaware Practices

Connolly Gallagher LLP appears in three Delaware practice categories in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business released today. The prestigious Chambers guide has consistently ranked Connolly Gallagher for Delaware Chancery, Intellectual Property and Labor & Employment services.  Chambers sources including firm clients and market commentators praise Connolly Gallagher  as:

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Legal 500 EMEA 2020 Recognition

Insurance

Holmes O’Malley Sexton’s insurance practice is led by Robert Kennedy. The firm has substantial experience of defending clients against insurance claims, having acted for a number of prominent insurers. Other key contacts include Donal Creaton, Michael Murphy, Anna Owens and Pat McInerney.

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The Legal 500 EMEA 2020 Recommends Lidings Among Top Legal Advisor in Russia

April 15th 2020 the new edition of The Legal 500 EMEA, international ranking for the best law firms and individual lawyers from over 150 jurisdictions, is launched. As a results of the research Lidings is recognized as one of the strongest legal advisors in corporate and M&A and dispute resolution in Russia.

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International Lawyers Network Elects New Chair

The International Lawyers Network, a global network of more than 5,000 lawyers, announced today that Pavla Kopeckova Prikrylova of PETERKA & PARTNERS in the Czech Republic, has been elected Chair of the ILN.

Kopeckova Prikrylova assumes the role from Simon Ekins, partner with Fladgate LLP, following an election by the Board of Directors in March. Ekins has served as ILN Chair since June of 2017, stepping down after three years of service.

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Chambers Europe 2020 Recognition

Holmes O’Malley Sexton’s insurance team is ranked as one of the best is Europe by Chambers & Partners following market plaudits for its  defence practice. The independent accreditation notes that the team have expertise in professional indemnity and negligence cases, frequently pertaining to the construction, accounting and legal sectors. The report also notes that the team are experienced in personal injury claims, often relating to road traffic accidents.

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Chambers Global 2020 Recognition

We are proud to be recognised as world leaders in Dispute Resolution and Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global 2020. Chambers and Partners identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in over 180 jurisdictions throughout the world.

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COVID-19 —Family Law Communiqué

March 25, 2020 — Dear clients,

The current crisis affects almost all aspects of our lives.

However, we would like to take this opportunity to let you know that we continue to be here to serve you during these difficult times. The COVID-19 virus and the public health measures adopted to combat it may raise questions concerning custody, parental authority, alimentary obligations or the negotiation of your divorce (or any other matter that may arise) in the coming weeks.

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