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With another four partners set to leave the US firm's City base, Ropes' London ambitions have been called into question
Since 2013, more than a dozen international and regional law firms have opened offices in Yangon, Myanmar's largest city. But now, as the country faces international condemnation over the Rohingya crisis and the jailing of journalists, momentum is moving in the other direction.
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