This is Robert writing for both Evan and myself this morning since Evan’s loaded for bear with meetings in Hong Kong and China this week and has no time. If you’re in Hong Kong this week, contact us and we’ll try to set you up with Evan. He may have some time Thursday or Friday. [...]
Winston & Strawn has hired Ge Xiangyang from Baker & McKenzie LLP. Xiangyang will be in charge of the firm’s new Beijing office. Winston & Strawn took over the Beijing and Shanghai offices from deceased firm Heller Ehrman LLP. Xiangyang focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions.
NYU Asia Law Society and Chinese Business Lawyers Association, Inc. Cordially invite you to attend Asia Private Practice A Panel Discussion with Leading Practitioners on Practice in and Related to Asia Thursday, November 19, 2009 7:00-8:00 pm Followed by breakout sessions with panelists and other experienced practitioners at New York University Vanderbilt Hall 40 Washington [...]
Blake Dawson has announced that it will not be merging with another UK firm and will instead focus on the Asia legal market. The firm plans to open an office in Tokyo in early 2010. The new firm will work closely with the office in Jakarta due to the increase of activity between Japan and Indonesia. The next step in the plan is to focus on the Australia market.
Two partners have left Linklaters for its Indian friend firm, Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA). Narayan Iyer, a project finance partner, joins from Singapore and corporate partner, Kunal Thakore, joins from Hong Kong. They are both equity partners at their new firm.
Evan here, writing from New York. Apologies for no new post for a few weeks. It was an extremely busy October, including multiple trips to NYC and Asia (and those trips are of course continuing, with two more NYC and one Hong Kong trip scheduled over the next few weeks). I will be in Hong [...]