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HSF disputes lawyer joins Eversheds as partner in HK
Eversheds has hired disputes specialist Rachael Shek as a partner in Hong Kong from Herbert Smith Freehills. Full Article
Asia Appointments: Week of May 2
HSA takes three lawyers from Khaitan, Clifford Chance announces leadership promotions across Asia, and much more in this week’s appointments table. Full Article
SG: Sidley adds project finance expert from W&C
Sidley Austin has welcomed project finance and development specialist David Gartside as a partner at its Singapore office from White & Case. Full Article
RHTLaw picks new litigation and dispute head
Singapore’s RHTLaw Taylor Wessing has appointed Roderick Martin as senior partner and head of its litigation and dispute resolution practice, a role last held by the late Subhas Anandan. Full Article
HSA raids Khaitan as it launches in Bangalore, names new MP
Indian law firm HSA Advocates has hired three lawyers from Khaitan & Co. as it named Amitabh Sharma as its new managing partner and announced the opening of an office in Bangalore Full Article
SE Asia Deals: Week of Apr 25
Putri Norlisa Chair, Wong & Partners acts on QL Resources’ deal with FamilyMart to operate convenience stores in Malaysia, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Squire Patton Boggs advise Equitas Holdings’ IPO India , and many more in this week’s Southeast Asia deals... Full Article

Features

A time for networking
As cross-border trade increases in the Asia-Pacific region, legal networks are becoming important for both clients as well as law firms. Ranajit Dam looks at the benefits networks can provide, and how they are different from global law firms Full Article
‘The focus is more on improving services’
Carl Anduri, the president of the Lex Mundi legal network, talks to Ranajit Dam about how the organisation has evolved in the last decade and a half, how it sets itself apart from the competition, and the benefits that member... Full Article
Training that works
Anti-corruption training is a vital component of any company’s legal and compliance efforts, but ensuring that such training stays relevant, upto-date and effective can sometimes be a challenge. Ranajit Dam speaks to in-house lawyers about best practices they follow Full Article
Innovation is key
As economic growth remains sluggish and transactional work hard to come by, Singapore law firms must think outside the box in order to prosper in a difficult market, says Cornelia Zou Full Article

Special Reports

ALB Employer of Choice 2016
By ALB | 18 Apr 16
The ALB Employer of Choice Rankings were compiled taking into account responses from more than 3,500 private practice lawyers across Asia, ranging from managing partners to paralegals, as well as our own market knowledge.
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Innovation List 2016
By ALB | 01 Mar 16
In its inaugural Innovation List, ALB names 10 firms across the Asian region that are using innovation to work more efficiently, assist clients better and remain ahead of their competitors.
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Firms to Watch 2016
By ALB | 01 Feb 16
The second edition of ALB’s annual list again showcases smaller firms that are able to compete with larger peers through quality work and savvy strategies.
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