DLA hires Quinn Emanuel partner as Japan int’l arbitration head

BY Aparna Sai |

Anglo-American law firm DLA Piper has hired Tony Andriotis as the head of its international arbitration practice in Japan from the Tokyo office of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.

HK: Simmons lands disputes partner from Jingtian

BY Aparna Sai |

Simmons & Simmons has hired disputes expert Gary Yin as a partner in Hong Kong from PRC firm Jingtian & Gongcheng, where he led the disputes and investigations practice.

India’s HSA recruits corporate partner from CAM

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm HSA Advocates has hired corporate specialist Saurya Bhattacharya as a partner in Mumbai from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

Delhi: IndusLaw snaps up competition partner from JSA

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s IndusLaw has grown its competition practice with the hire of Unnati Agarwal as a partner in Delhi from J. Sagar Associates, where she was an associate principal.

Withers banking duo joins Singapore’s Harry Elias

BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore’s Harry Elias Partnership has hired banking and finance specialists Pearl Lim and Chan Wai Chong as partners from Withers.

Tokyo: M&A expert joins Latham from Nishimura

BY Aparna Sai |

Latham & Watkins has hired M&A specialist Hiroaki (Hiro) Takagi as a partner in Tokyo from Nishimura & Asahi, where he spent more than 15 years.

CAM adds funds partner in Mumbai from AZB

BY Aparna Sai |

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, India’s largest firm, has boosted its funds practice with the hire of Vivaik Sharma as a partner in Mumbai from AZB & Partners, where he was a counsel.

IndusLaw recruits tax disputes partner in Delhi

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s IndusLaw has hired tax disputes expert Shashi Mathews as a partner in Delhi from PDS Legal, where he was a director.

Delhi: Argus Partners nabs SAM disputes counsel

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Argus Partners has grown its disputes practice with the hire of Udit Mendiratta as a partner in Delhi from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, where he was a counsel.

WFW welcomes aboard BCLP’s Hong Kong aviation team

BY Aparna Sai |

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has lost its five-lawyer aviation team in Hong Kong, led by partners William Ho and Jackson Chow, to Watson Farley & Williams.

Asia Appointments: Week of January 11

BY Rowena Muñiz |

DLA Piper nabs arbitration expert from Quin Emanuel, round of promotions for Hogan Lovells, SAM, Simpson and Vidler, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments roundup.

White & Case adds debt finance partner in Tokyo from CC

BY Aparna Sai |

Global firm White & Case has continued to expand its debt finance practice in Asia with the addition of Clara Shirota as a partner in Tokyo. She joins from Clifford Chance, where she was a consultant.