Baker Botts shutters last Asia office in Hong Kong

BY Aparna Sai |

Energy-focused U.S. law firm Baker Botts no longer has a presence in Asia, after it closed its physical office in Hong Kong. The firm’s last resident partner, Russell Wilkinson, has joined DLA Piper.

Eversheds lands cap markets specialist from Morgan Lewis in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

Eversheds Sutherland has strengthened its IPO practice in Hong Kong with the hire of Roger Zhou as a partner in Hong Kong from Morgan Lewis & Bockius.

IndusLaw hires second M&A partner in a week

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s IndusLaw has added Rohit Ambast as a partner in Delhi from rival Khaitan & Co, where he was a counsel.

Commercial litigation partner leaves Clyde after 9 months, moves to HSF

BY Aparna Sai |

​​​​​​​Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has welcomed back litigator Rachael Shek as a partner in Hong Kong from Clyde & Co.

SG: White & Case adds M&A partner from India’s AZB

BY Aparna Sai |

Private equity funds and M&A specialist Sayak Maity has joined U.S. law firm White & Case as a partner in Singapore from India’s AZB & Partners.

IndusLaw lands M&A specialist from SAM in Mumbai

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s IndusLaw has hired corporate expert Faraz Khan as a partner in the firm’s Mumbai office from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas.

HK: Ashurst strengthens global markets team with A&O hire

BY Aparna Sai |

UK firm Ashurst has strengthened its global markets practice with the hire of Jessica Li as a partner in Hong Kong from Magic Circle firm Allen & Overy, where she was a counsel.

DLA nabs cap markets specialist from HSF in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

DLA Piper had added George Wu as a partner in Hong Kong from Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was an of counsel.

SG: K&S gets corporate specialist from Skadden

BY Aparna Sai |

​​​​​​​U.S. firm King & Spalding has recruited Parveet Singh Gandoak as a partner in Singapore from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where he was a counsel.

Freshies’ Asia sanctions head joins Ashurst as partner in Tokyo

BY Aparna Sai |

UK firm Ashurst has hired Alexander Dmitrenko as a partner in Tokyo from Magic Circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was head of Asia sanctions.

Argus Partners adds corporate expert from AZB

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Argus Partners has hired Prashanth Sabeshan as a partner in the firm’s corporate and infrastructure practice in Bengaluru from AZB & Partners.

CC hires DCM partner in Hong Kong from Shearman

BY Kristen Liu 刘诗宇 |

Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance has hired debt markets specialist Alan Yeung as a partner in its Hong Kong office from Shearman & Sterling.