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UK firm Withers has appointed international arbitration expert Shaun Leong as a partner in Singapore from Eversheds Sutherland.
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Eversheds Sutherland has added Singapore boutique GT Law as a member of its Asia-Pacific alliance.
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Eversheds Sutherland and Singapore’s Harry Elias Partnership recently announced that they were ending their three-year merger with a joint media release. The statement said the firms were parting on “good terms,” but those watching on the sidelines in Singapore have questioned why the arrangement didn’t work out, suggesting that the split is symbolic of changing expectations in the highly competitive market.
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Eversheds Harry Elias (EHE), the Singapore office of Eversheds Sutherland, has strengthened its disputes practice after hiring former Baker McKenzie partner Weiyi Tan.
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Eversheds Sutherland has added litigation and disputes lawyer Wesley Pang as a partner in Hong Kong from the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), where he was managing counsel.
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Eversheds Sutherland has strengthened its litigation practice in Hong Kong with the hire of Mark Hughes as a partner from Slaughter and May, where he spent 16 years and led the Asia disputes practice.
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UK-headquartered shipping law firm Hill Dickinson has hired capital markets specialist Kurt Lau as a partner in the firm’s corporate practice in Hong Kong from Eversheds Sutherland, where he was a consultant.
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Eversheds Sutherland appointed John Siu as a partner in its Financial Services Disputes and Investigations team in Hong Kong.
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Eversheds Sutherland has appointed hired Cedric Lam as the head of its intellectual property practice in Greater China from Dorsey & Whitney in Hong Kong.
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Eversheds Sutherland has hired Dickson Ng as a corporate partner in Hong Kong from Taylor Wessing.