Al Tamimi & Company has hired Scott Lambert as regional head of construction and infrastructure from Australian law firm Holding Redlich.
Australia's Hoyts Group has got sold by its PE owner Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) to an investment vehicle set up by Chinese entrepreneur Sun Xishuang.
Dacheng Law Offices and Allen & Overy have advised Beijing-based insurer Sunshine Insurance Group on its acquisition of Sydney’s Sheraton on the Park hotel for $400 million, with Baker &...
U.S. PE giant Bain Capital has hired Reunion Capital Partners to advise on a listing of Australian accounting software firm, MYOB Ltd, worth up to A$3 billion ($2.58 billion).
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius will take on most of the partners from Boston law firm Bingham McCutchen after months of negotiations.
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|Special Report: Perth 2013FEATURE: The resources boom may have peaked, but there's still plenty of legal work to go round, argue Perth firms. Full Article|
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