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Asia Practice Law Firm
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King & Spalding has positioned itself as a leader among U.S. law firms providing legal services to clients transacting business in Asia. Our lawyers have significant experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting transactions in U.S. and Asian legal systems. King & Spalding lawyers are culturally fluent in this region, having lived and worked in countries where our clients invest.
The firm’s Asian Practice Group focuses on foreign investment transactions and international trade issues of all kinds: mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure development, project finance, and joint ventures and other cross-border strategic partnerships, as well as antidumping, WTO, foreign economic sanctions, and other international trade and customs issues. Clients also benefit from the Group’s sophisticated experience in international arbitration. Our knowledge of local laws, our language capabilities and our familiarity with the Asian business arena gives the firm a unique ability to provide the companies, governments, and individuals we represent with exceptional legal services as they do business across international borders.

The Group’s Lawyers

The Asian Practice Group consists of highly experienced lawyers who specialize in complex international matters and international trade regulations. The Group is primarily composed of lawyers who are multi-cultural and multi-lingual. We have extensive foreign language capabilities, which include several dialects of Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Punjabi, Sindhi and Taiwanese. Most importantly, the Group’s lawyers have extensive transactional experience in Asia.
In keeping with King & Spalding’s culture, the Asian Practice Group works closely with its clients to complete transactions efficiently and cost-effectively. The Group advocates a team approach, drawing on the deep knowledge of lawyers throughout the firm to assist on issues that arise in areas such as tax, dispute resolution, environmental, finance, contracts, antitrust, intellectual property and international trade regulation.

Firm Philosophy

King & Spalding seeks to provide its clients with excellent legal counsel at competitive rates. As one of the largest law firms in the United States, King & Spalding has the necessary resources to handle any international transaction or dispute. At King & Spalding, we care about our clients. Working in partnership with our clients, King & Spalding’s Asian Practice Group strives to deliver unsurpassed results, superb advice and creative solutions.

John Savage QC 
T: +44 20 7551 2157 LONDON
T: +65 6303 6003 SINGAPORE
Merrick White 
T: +65 6303 6031 SINGAPORE
Kelly Malone 
T: +65 6303 6032 SINGAPORE