Here are some of the top stories for the month of October in Hong Kong’s legal career market:
Jones Day hired Chris Swift for its corporate group. The lawyer joins from A&O and has extensive experience in M&A and ECM transactions.
Jason Toms was recruited from Stephenson Harwood by Reed Smith. The partner practices shipping and maritime litigation.
Harneys expanded its funds team with the hiring of Lisa Pearce, a partner, and an associate, Leanne Tunney. Pearce brings experience in Cayman Islands investment funds and Tunney in private equity.
Corporate partner Jeremy Hunt moved from Allen & Overy to Morrison & Foerster. The veteran attorney focuses his practice on capital investments, pre-IPO financings, and leveraged buyouts.
Dechert announced the recruitment of Lewis Ho from Simmons & Simmons. He brings extensive experience in life sciences, media, telecommunications, and tech transactions.
Jun Bautista, an international arbitration expert, joined Herbert Smith Freehills as a registered foreign lawyer.
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