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Asian law firms are keeping the expansion momentum going, even as their global counterparts continue to pull back.

In 2019, the 50 largest law firms based in the Asia-Pacific region had 73,373 lawyers globally, a 22% leap from 2018. Fueled by more global combinations, Dentons leads the list with 10,977 lawyers worldwide, up 12% from a year earlier. Together, the rest of the Asia 50 saw a 24% increase in lawyer counts.

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Anna Zhang

Anna Zhang is the Hong Kong-based Asia Bureau Chief for Law.com International. She writes about lawyers and legal issues across Asia. Her coverage includes the business of law, global and domestic law firms, in-house legal departments and regulatory issues. She can be reached at [email protected]

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