Trailing Spouses and Other Dependents

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on June 8, 2017 at 11:06 AM

 If you want to know how an international assignment is really going, ask your spouse.  It is well known that the success or failure of a stint abroad can depend largely on the contentment of trailing family members.  Below you will find some personal insights gathered from our candidates throughout Asia regarding the p...

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AABA Condemns “Muslim Ban 2.0” Executive Order

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on March 9, 2017 at 11:03 PM

San Francisco, CA – The Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area denounces the executive order released on March 6, 2017.  The revised Executive Order is premised on the misguided assumption that barring Muslims and refugees from entering the United States will increase national security. Although revised,...

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Partner Watch

by: William Wesley

Posted on December 18, 2012 at 2:12 PM

The global economy faces a number of short and long-term challenges in Europe and elsewhere.  That said, legal activity remains buoyant in Asia and there are many outstanding opportunities for partners considering a move as firms open new offices, replace departing partners or implement strategic hiring initiatives.Acco...

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Agha & Shamsi Becomes the First Firm to Practice According to Shari'ah


Posted on August 20, 2009 at 9:08 PM

The Abu Dhabi-based law firm Agha & Shamshi has decided to conduct its practice in compliance with Shari’ah. Shari’ah is the Islamic legal code, based on the Qu’ran and the Sunnah of Muhammad. It regulates all aspects of life, such as marriage, religious rituals, social issues, and business transactions. On its webs...

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