Hogan Lovells has hired Nick Williams as a partner in the firm’s business restructuring practice in Singapore from K&L Gates.
Bird & Bird has hired Lijun Chui as a partner in its dispute resolution practice in Singapore from Clifford Chance, where she spearheaded that firm’s local technology disputes and regulatory practice.
Korean law firm Shin & Kim has added four tax lawyers in Seoul: Sunny Kim, who joins as a senior foreign attorney and head of the firm’s international tax practice, and tax experts Ellen Go, Michelle Kim and Sae Bom Baik.
UK firm Mishcon de Reya has hired disputes specialist Gavin Margetson as a partner in its recently opened Singapore office. He joins from local boutique Sharpe & Jagger.
Malcolm Kemp and Yeeling Wan, former partners of Stephenson Harwood, have established a boutique firm in Hong Kong called MB Kemp that specialises in dispute resolution and insolvency work.
Singapore Big Four firm Rajah & Tann has hired private-wealth specialist Craig Paynter as a partner from offshore law firm Bedell Cristin, where he was senior associate.
Indian law firm Kochhar & Co has hired Richa Chaturvedi as the resident partner in its Singapore office. She was most recently a foreign lawyer at local IP boutique Yusarn Audrey.