SH lands wealth management partner in Singapore

BY Aparna Sai |

Stephenson Harwood has hired private wealth expert Suzanne Johnston as a partner in Singapore. Johnston was most recently director and senior legal counsel at financial services firm UBS.

SG: Oon & Bazul adds two more disputes partners

BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore’s Oon & Bazul has added litigators Priscilla Lua and Jerald Foo as partners from Cavenagh Law, the Singapore law firm of Clifford Chance, where they were both senior associates.

Mumbai: L&L adds another former lawyer as partner

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s L&L Partners has welcomed back Sudipta Routh as a partner in Mumbai from rival IndusLaw. He moves to L&L along with three other lawyers.

Mumbai: Phoenix Legal hires head of indirect tax from PwC

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Phoenix Legal has hired Jatin Arora in Mumbai as the head of the firm’s indirect tax practice from Price Waterhouse & Co, where he was a principal.

Argus Partners boosts corp practice in Delhi with HSA hire

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Argus Partners has added Rachika Sahay as a partner in the corporate and infrastructure team in Delhi from HSA Advocates.

V&A Law partner moves to in-house role at ING Philippines

BY Aparna Sai |

Maria Concepcion Simundac, a former partner at Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law), has joined banking and financial services company ING Philippines in Manila as lead legal counsel.

Mumbai: CAM national funds head moves in-house

BY Aparna Sai |

Shagoofa Rashid Khan, the head of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas’ (CAM) national funds and investments practice, has left the firm to join the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) in Mumbai as its group general counsel.

HFW beefs up disputes in HK with hire from Li & Partners

BY Aparna Sai |

HFW has expanded its disputes practice in Hong Kong with the addition of Karen Cheung as a partner from Li & Partners.

Delhi: L&L hires, loses litigation partner

BY Aparna Sai |

The Delhi office of Indian law firm L&L Partners has hired litigator Mohit Bakshi as a partner from J Sagar Associates (JSA), and also seen the exit of litigation partner Manmeet Singh to Saraf and Partners.

Indonesian boutique GHP adds partner from Makarim

BY Aparna Sai |

Indonesia’s Guido Hidayanto & Partners (GHP) has added commercial lawyer Yohanes Masengi as a partner in Jakarta from Makarim & Taira S, where he worked for more than 15 years.

More disputes hires for Withers in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

Withers has boosted its litigation and international arbitration practice in Hong Kong with the hire of two lawyers from Bird & Bird, including partner Michael Chik.

SG: First female QC joins Attorney-General’s Chambers

BY Aparna Sai |

Sapna Jhangiani QC has joined Singapore’s Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) as an international legal counsel. She will represent AGC as an advocate, and train its officers in advocacy.