Singaporean firm Rajah & Tann has taken a team of 14 lawyers, including three partners, from US firm Hunton & Williams’ Bangkok office.
The team, which consists of three partners and 11 lawyers, will leave Hunton & Williams to join Rajah & Tann (Thailand), the Bangkok-based local arm of the Singapore firm’s regional network. Their practice areas span across banking and finance, corporate, capital markets and dispute resolution. (more…)
International law firm Stephenson Harwood has appointed Tom Platts as a partner in its corporate practice in Singapore. Tom’s previous experience includes working in Herbert Smith Freehills’ Singapore office. He has been based in Singapore for three years, having previously worked in London and Paris. (more…)
Hogan Lovells has recruited Andy Ferris into its international debt capital markets (IDCM) team in Singapore as a partner. He will join on 3 March. (more…)
DaHui Lawyers is pleased to announce that Chris Chen has joined the firm as a Partner. With more than ten years’ experience at a prominent U.S. law firm working on Asian and U.S. capital markets transactions, Chris will bring a wealth of experience to DaHui Lawyers and will make an immediate contribution to the firm’s corporate team. (more…)
DLA Piper today announces the hire of Mark Fairbairn and Ashley Bell to the firm’s Restructuring Group from O’Melveny & Myers. Mark takes on the role of Head of Restructuring for Asia and is based in Hong Kong. Ashley will join the firm in Singapore as Of Counsel in the Restructuring practice. (more…)
Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce that Howard Lam has joined the firm’s Hong Kong office as a partner in the Finance Department. Lam’s practice focuses on banking, cross-border debt restructuring and insolvency work, and complex financing transactions. Lam has advised banks, private equity funds and corporates in Hong Kong and mainland China on high profile financings and restructurings across Asia and Europe (more…)
Global law firm Proskauer announced today that David Chu will join the firm as a partner to lead its Asia litigation practice, resident in Hong Kong. Mr. Chu is both U.S. and Hong Kong qualified and has a wealth of experience advising on securities-related litigation, regulatory compliance and commercial litigation. His addition expands the firm’s prominent Litigation and White Collar Defense & Investigations practices into Asia (more…)