Acceptance procedure

Thank you for your interest in LAWorld. The application process can take between 4-8 weeks and the procedure for joining is as follows:

  • Once you have read the Membership Application Documents and wish to initiate an application for membership, please complete and return the LAWorld Application Form to us. There is no cost or obligation at this stage.
  • Upon receipt of this application form at our Executive Office it is circulated to the LAWorld Committee and the Chair, who are Principal Partners of LAWorld member firms. There is one Committee member for each LAWorld region – Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America. Our current Chair is Steve Ng, Managing Partner of Ng & Shum, with offices in Hong Kong and mainland China.
  • The Committee will decide if they have any questions at this stage or if references are to be taken. If so, the Executive Director, Mrs Jacqui Nash, will email you to seek permission to approach the independent references you have provided in your application form.
  • If you have been referred to us by another LAWorld member, we will take a reference from them.
  • After the references have been reviewed by the Committee, it will decide if your application should be recommended to the entire membership. If so, your application will be circulated to our membership with a deadline for their comments.
  • The decision of the members is notified a couple of weeks later.
  • We will keep in regular contact with you during the application process

LAWorld News

Olshan Law Firm in New York is recognized as “Best New York Law Firm” for Securities/Capital Markets and Real Estate by U.S. News-Best Lawyers®

Our New York LAWorld member, Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, has received a First Tier ranking in New York for Securities and Capital Markets by U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2014 along with some of the largest firms in the country.  The Securities and Capital Markets practice has also been selected as a Tier 3 firm in National rankings, and Olshan’s Real Estate Law practice has been ranked as a Tier 2 firm in New York and a Tier 3 firm in National rankings.

These rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.  Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. 

This is the latest in a series of honours for Olshan, including acknowledgement by both Reuters (August 2013) and Activist Insight  (September 2013) that Olshan has one of the leading Activist practices in the country, selection of three partners as “leading lawyers” in Chambers USA 2013, selection of three partners for Best Lawyers in America, selection of thirty-one Olshan attorneys for the 2013 New York Super Lawyers list of top attorneys and selection by Corporate Counsel magazine as one of the "2013 Go-To Law Firms®" for Fortune 500 Companies in Intellectual Property Litigation.

“We are honoured that the firm’s Securities and Capital Markets practice has been named to this prestigious list by our clients and peers,” said Steve Wolosky, a partner in Olshan’s Corporate/Securities Law practice. “Olshan’s corporate practice is well-known by our clients to be outstanding, responsive and value driven and this latest honour is yet another indicia of Olshan’s superior client service and reputation.”

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Upcoming Events

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Istanbul, Turkey) from 5pm on Thursday the 5th of February, 2015 to 5pm on Friday the 6th of February, 2015

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Warsaw, Poland) from 5pm on Friday the 12th of September, 2014 to 5pm on Saturday the 13th of September, 2014

2014 LAWorld Annual Conference (Hong Kong) from 3pm on Tuesday the 22nd of April, 2014 to 2pm on Friday the 25th of April, 2014

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