International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today announced the significant lateral hire of a team of five lawyers from William KK Ho & Co, an independent boutique firm specialising in asset financing for aircraft and ships. Two Partners, William Ho and Jackson Chow will move to BLP’s Hong Kong office on 18 July 2016. (more…)

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Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce that Frank Sun has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department. His arrival further enhances Latham & Watkins’ Asia and Greater China Practices, which have recently added several prominent transactional partners who advise on private equity and leveraged finance matters. He will be based in the firm’s Hong Kong office. (more…)

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Morrison & Foerster, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce that three Magic Circle lawyers have joined the firm as partners in Asia. In Hong Kong, Chuan Sun and Vivian Yiu have just started at Morrison & Foerster, coming to the firm from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy, respectively. In Singapore, Yemi Tépé has joined Morrison & Foerster from Clifford Chance, with immediate effect. (more…)

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Holman Fenwick Willan’s strategy to significantly grow and develop its Australian construction and major projects capability has continued to be successful with the recent acquisition of senior industry practitioner Richard Abbott and his team to the firm’s Sydney office. Richard, who is an experienced investment and major projects lawyer with financing, corporate and funds management skills, adds critical mass to the team in Sydney. (more…)

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Jonathan Lee has joined Nixon Peabody CWL as a partner in Hong Kong. His arrival continues the growth of the firm’s transactional practice serving clients in Asia. (more…)

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International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (3 May 2016) announced the appointment of Partner Marcus Dearle, from Withers, into its Hong Kong office. (more…)

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Global law firm K&L Gates welcomes Henry Wang and Jay Chiu as partners in the firm’s China offices. Wang arrives at K&L Gates’ Beijing office from Mayer Brown JSM, while Chiu joins the firm’s Hong Kong office from Goodwin Procter LLP, where he served as head of the Asian intellectual property and litigation practice. Their additions bring K&L Gates’ headcount in Asia to more than 110 lawyers, including six partners in Beijing and 12 partners in Hong Kong. (more…)

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Dentons is pleased to announce that Kelly Tymburski has joined the Dubai office as a partner in the TMT practice. Kelly arrives from Bird & Bird where she has been head of TMT in the Middle East since 2014. (more…)

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International law firm Simmons & Simmons expands its financial markets practice in Singapore with the appointment of Matthew Cox who joined the firm at the end of last week as a partner. (more…)

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Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that Philippe Riesen has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Department and Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice as a partner in the Tokyo office. (more…)

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HWB is delighted to announce that Christopher Yu has joined the firm as a Partner in the firm’s corporate practice. Chris was previously a Partner at Goodwin Procter in Hong Kong. (more…)

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International law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) continues to grow its international aviation practice with the recruitment of asset finance Partners David Brotherton and Justin Sun, along with a team of five Associates, who will join the firm’s Singapore office from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP). (more…)

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