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In Asia, the largest law firms are getting even larger. Thanks to global mergers and local market consolidation, the gap between bigger and smaller law firms in Asia last year widened by 13.6% from a year earlier. It is almost 400% larger than it was six years ago, the first year we collected data for our annual Asia 50 lawyer headcount survey.

Unsurprisingly, leading our list of largest Asian firms is global giant Dentons, with a worldwide head count of 7,445, up 13.5% year-on-year. Six years ago Dentons, then Dacheng Law Offices, also led our very first Asia 50 list, but with only 2,027 lawyers.

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