Dire straits for CC in Singapore

Author: | Published: 1 Nov 2000

Singapore's Wong Partnership has lost one of its top partners, bringing about the end of its short-lived relationship with Clifford Chance. In a statement issued jointly by the two firms, the resignation is mentioned as being a key factor in the decision not to proceed with the joint venture licence (JVL).

John East, Clifford Chance's managing partner for Asia, says: "It has been a very difficult decision but on balance we have concluded that both sides' interests are best served by...