Legal news: Garrigues, Martyn Huckerby, Shao Zili, JSM, Grant Chen, Mao Rong

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Spain to Shanghai

In readiness for the Shanghai Expo 2010, Spanish law firm Garrigues has advised the Spanish government, the Spanish Agency for International Exhibitions (Sociedad Estatal para Exposiciones Internacionales), Madrid Expo and the Madrid municipality on the legal issues associated with their involvement in the Expo. Francisco Soler has headed a team advising on the participation contract and construction contract as well as commercial and sponsorship agreements, and employment and tax analysis.

Australian alumnus awarded award

Martyn Huckerby, partner and chief representative of the Shanghai office of Australian firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques, was awarded the 2009 Australian Education International Young Alumni of the Year Award at the inaugural Australia China Alumni Awards in Beijing in November.

The awards, hosted by the Australia China Alumni Association (ACAA) in conjunction with the accountancy body CPA Australia, are a new annual initiative to recognize the achievements of Australian-educated alumni based in China.

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