Quality legal advice anywhere in the world

LAWorld is a non-exclusive international legal network of 50 independent mid sized law firms covering most of the major commercial centres around the world, with more than 1300 lawyers across 90 cities. Its central purpose is to provide the clients of its members with instant access to quality legal advice anywhere in the world.

Members share many characteristics. Most are medium sized within their jurisdiction, able to devote personal partner attention to their clients; valued for the breadth and depth of their legal expertise and the quality of client service and many are active in the International Bar Association.

All have broadly based commercial, corporate and business practices; strengths in litigation; international and domestic clients; English speaking lawyers and a commitment to the use of the latest technology to benefit clients.

Through membership of LAWorld, they can recommend foreign counsel most appropriate and qualified to meet the needs of every client and provide local expertise, lawyer exchanges, meeting facilities in most capital cities and global friendships.

LAWorld News

Nexsen Pruet attorney to serve as Honorary Consul to Japan

The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the United States of America has appointed Nexsen Pruet attorney David Robinson as Honorary Consul for the state of North Carolina. During the five-year term, Robinson will report to the Japanese Consul General in Atlanta.

As honorary consul, Robinson is tasked with promotion of commerce and relations between North Carolina and Japan, and their people. NC Governor Pat McCrory recently wrote to Kazou Sunaga, Consul General of Japan in Atlanta and had kind words for Robinson. 

"We are also thankful that we have David Robinson as our newly installed Honorary Consul and appreciate your support of his nomination.  Having someone stationed here that can consistently promote our existing relationships and help develop new ones is so very important."

Robinson recognizes the importance of cultural understanding in international commerce and knows when "yes" means yes and when it means no.  He has run two U.S. subsidiaries of foreign companies, is the current Chair of the International Law and Practice Section of the NC Bar Association and has been an active force in the local Japanese community for over two decades.

"Japan is one of North Carolina’s largest trading partners and investors, so I look forward to expanding this partnership through greater cultural exchanges and the sharing of business opportunities," said Robinson. "The strength, trust, and durability of the Japan – US, and Japan – NC, relationship is a model for bilateral relationships around the world.  It is a high honor to be the Honorary Consul for Japan in North Carolina."

For more information on this or any other legal matter in The Carolinas, USA, please contact Val Stieglitz on VStieglitz@nexsenpruet.com

Business News

John Chambers steps down as Cisco's CEO
Mon, 04 May 2015 17:38:37 GMT
(Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc Chief Executive John Chambers will step down in July after 20 years at...
U.S. factory orders rebound solidly, but trend still soft
Mon, 04 May 2015 17:37:48 GMT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for U.S. factory goods recorded their biggest increase in eight mo...
Fed rate hike should wait until early 2016, Evans says
Mon, 04 May 2015 17:16:46 GMT
COLUMBUS, Ind. (Reuters) - With inflation too low and the unemployment rate still higher than normal...
McDonald's reset to change structure, cut costs, boost franchises
Mon, 04 May 2015 16:32:37 GMT
(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp's new chief executive officer said on Monday he would reorganize busines...

Upcoming Events

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting and Lawyers Next Generation (Bratislava) from 5pm on Friday the 5th of February, 2016 to 5pm on Saturday the 6th of February, 2016

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Milan) from 5pm on Friday the 18th of September, 2015 to 5pm on Saturday the 19th of September, 2015

See All Events
 
LAWorld
Email: mail@laworld.com