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Mayer Brown opens new office in Tokyo

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Mayer Brown has announced that it will open a new office in Tokyo, Japan in the first half of 2018. The new branch of the firm will be led by partner Rupert Burrows.

Before joining Mayer Brown, Burrows was at Ashurst based in Japan for almost 20 years including more than 15 years as a partner. He specialises in the development, financing and acquisition of interests in energy, natural resources, transport and infrastructure projects.

The international firm has offices across Asia, including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. With this foothold in Asia, Mayer Brown has established a strong client base of multinationals based in Japan.

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