Evan here. Apologies for no new post last week, as Robert and I have been extremely busy and also traveling quite a bit. Our Asia team as a whole, including Yuliya Vinokurova, Robert and me, are representing more qualified US biglaw attorney candidates for Asia than at any other time prior. While some of these [...]
Geoffrey Grice has taken a partner position with Freehills in Singapore. Grice was most recently the deputy state solicitor in the State Solicitor’s office of Western Australia. This is a big feat for Freehills as Grice has had more than 20 years of experience with projects and energy work.
Less than a week has passed since Baker & McKenzie announced China layoffs of 11%, the firm has hired Steven Sieker. Sieker joins the Hong Kong office as a tax partner. This will actually be the second time Sieker has joined Baker & McKenzie. He worked there from 1998 to 2004.
Robert here, writing from Austria, where I am vacationing with my family near a place called Altaussee. Wonderful place; I’d be happy to talk to anyone about it if you are coming this way. We continue to see a pick up in the lateral hiring market in Asia, especially in HK / China. However, the [...]