AlDhabaan & Partners in association with Eversheds LLP has announced the appointment of Fahad AlDehais, who joins the firm from Vinson & Elkins LLP as a Partner and General Manager for the firm’s Saudi Arabia practice. (more…)

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Sparke Helmore is pleased to announce that David Howarth will be joining the firm’s Commercial Insurance team in the role of Special Counsel. (more…)

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DibbsBarker is pleased to announce the arrival of Andrew Rankine as a new special counsel in the Sydney office.

Andrew is an intellectual property law specialist whose practice encompasses both litigation and advisory work. Armed with honours degrees in medicine and biological science, as well as five years as a practising clinician before moving into law, Andrew brings unique industry insight to his work and will further strengthen DibbsBarker’s life sciences and healthcare offering. He joins the firm from Ashurst. (more…)

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Global law firm K&L Gates LLP has added Markus Blenntoft as a banking and asset finance partner in the Singapore office. Blenntoft joins K&L Gates from Dentons UKMEA LLP. (more…)

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Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has today announced the appointment of Terence Lau as a corporate and equity capital markets partner in its Hong Kong office. (more…)

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O’Melveny & Myers LLP is pleased to announce YongSang Kim has joined the Firm as a counsel in the Korea and Antitrust & Competition Practices. Kim, who resides in O’Melveny’s Washington, DC, office, will join the Firm’s Seoul office as a co-representative upon receipt of approval from the Korean Ministry of Justice. (more…)

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Law firm Eversheds has appointed Charles Butcher as corporate partner in the Hong Kong office. Before joining Eversheds, Charles was a consultant at Hogan Lovells LLP. (more…)

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Dentons announced today that Maria Oleinik and Richard Cowie have joined its Corporate and M&A practice as partners in the Moscow office.

Maria Oleinik has joined from White & Case together with associates Victoria Gorbunova and Antonina Zhigalova. Richard Cowie has joined from Hogan Lovells. (more…)

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​Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP announced today that Ya-Chiao Chang has joined the firm as a partner in its intellectual property practice, resident in the firm’s Beijing office. Ya-Chiao joins Orrick from Kirkland & Ellis where he was co-founding partner of the Beijing office. (more…)

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Global law firm DLA Piper has appointed one of Australia’s leading M&A lawyers, James Philips, as a partner today, Tuesday 4 August 2015. James joins the firm from Minter Ellison, where he was Co-Head of M&A. (more…)

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Allen & Gledhill is pleased to announce the admission of our new Partner, Tan Ting Ting, with effect from 3 August 2015. (more…)

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Today, Fenwick & West, announced that Karen Yan has joined the firm as a corporate partner in Shanghai. Ms. Yan represents international companies in corporate financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, initial public offerings, private equity transactions and U.S. securities law compliance. She recently represented Baozun Inc. in its successful U.S. IPO and Keystone Lodging Holdings in its acquisition from Expedia of an interest in eLong. In addition, Counsel Alexandra Yin and Special Associate Liz Qin have joined Fenwick’s corporate group in Shanghai, which provides capital markets, M&A, private financing and other legal services to companies and investors primarily in the technology, media and life sciences industries. (more…)

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