Established in Hong Kong in 1980, Richards Butler Hong Kong grew to become one of the largest international law firms in Hong Kong and one of the largest and most active law firms in the Asia Pacific region. The firm currently has more than 100 lawyers in Hong Kong, many of whom are fluent in several Asian languages and who are supported by an in-house translation service. The Partners and most of the office's lawyers have spent the majority of their careers in the territory and have a detailed understanding of business in Asia and are committed to Hong Kong and the region.