Herbert Smith Freehills is delighted to announce the expansion of its global offering to clients in the Middle East following the launch of its formal exclusive association with the Law Office of Nasser Al-Hamdan and the appointment of three leading partners: Nasser Al-Hamdan, a corporate partner in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; and two projects partners – Euan Pinkerton in Riyadh and Anthony Ellis in Dubai. (more…)
International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (12 November 2015) announced its intention to open its first office in Myanmar and the appointment of Partner Chris Hughes, former Managing Partner in Baker & McKenzie’s Yangon office, to lead this expansion. Once established, this will be the Firm’s 14th office in its 12th country and further strengthens and extends its presence in Asia where it currently has offices in China, Hong Kong and Singapore. (more…)
Kirkland & Ellis is pleased to announce that David Irvine has joined the Firm’s Hong Kong office as a partner in the Debt Finance Practice Group. Mr. Irvine has extensive experience on large cross-border leveraged and acquisition financing transactions, as well as on a variety of structured and secured lending transactions and restructurings. (more…)
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…)
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…)