Former K&L Gates restructuring partner joins Hogan Lovells in SG

BY Aparna Sai |

Hogan Lovells has hired Nick Williams as a partner in the firm’s business restructuring practice in Singapore from K&L Gates.

Asia Appointments: Week of October 5

BY Rowena Muñiz |

HEP plucks construction expert from Clyde, Kirkland elevates 5 to partner, and much more in this week's Asia Appointments roundup.

Birds add disputes partner from Clifford Chance in Singapore

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

Korea’s Shin & Kim welcomes international tax quartet

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

Asia Appointments: Week of September 28

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Shin & Kim hires tax quartet, Hai Run grows practice in Beijing, and much more in this week's Asia Appointments roundup.

Mishcon adds disputes partner to recently opened Singapore office

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

SG: Oon & Bazul nabs corporate partner from RHT

BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore law firm Oon & Bazul has added corporate specialist Ng Yi Wayn as a partner from local rival RHTLaw.

Former SH litigators set up disputes boutique in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

K&S snaps up Shearman energy duo

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. firm King & Spalding has strengthened its Singapore office with the hire of energy partners Anthony Patten and Lachlan Clancy from Shearman & Sterling. Clancy will relocate to Tokyo shortly.

SG: Rajah & Tann welcomes private wealth lawyer from offshore firm

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

India’s Kochhar gets new resident partner in Singapore

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

Asia Appointments: Week of September 14

BY Rowena Muñiz |

King & Spalding nabs energy expert from Shearman, S&R Advocates promoted four lawyers in Mumbai and New Delhi, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments roundup.