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SG: Former family court judge joins CNPLaw as partner
BY Aparna Sai |

Daniel Koh, who recently as a retired judge of Singapore’s Family Justice Court, has joined local firm CNPLaw as a partner.

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Ashurst bolsters R&I practice in Singapore with CC hire
BY Aparna Sai |

UK firm Ashurst has hired Robert Child as a partner in its restructuring, insolvency and special situations practice in Singapore from Clifford Chance, where he practiced for more than a decade.

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Latham advises on $453 mln Thailand-India power deal
BY Aparna Sai |

Latham & Watkins has advised Thailand’s Global Renewable Synergy Company (GRSC) on its $453 million acquisition of a stake in Indian solar power company Avaada Energy.

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Delhi: Another L&L lawyer rejoins firm
BY Aparna Sai |

India’s L&L Partners has welcomed back intellectual property expert Subhash Bhutoria as a partner in Delhi. Bhutoria, who was at L&L between 2015 and 2017, was most recently running his own practice.

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Japan's Miura ramps up expansion with Nagoya office, Asia initiative
BY Aparna Sai |

Japanese law firm Miura & Partners (M&P) is set to open an office in the city of Nagoya, which will be the firm’s fifth since it was established in 2019. The firm currently has three offices in Tokyo and one in Hiroshima.

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Law firm diversity chiefs gain numbers - and influence
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As protests against racism swept across the United States last summer, big law firms were forced to reckon with inequality and diversity in their own ranks. In the year since, many of them revamped their management to increase focus on diversity, including by adding a once-rare role in the industry: chief diversity…

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SG: Stephenson Harwood welcomes arbitration partner from K&S
BY Aparna Sai |

Stephenson Harwood has hired international arbitration expert Chris Bailey as a partner from King & Spalding. Bailey will initially be based in the London office, and later relocate to Singapore.

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Features and Analysis

India Top TMT/Fintech Lawyers 2021

In this inaugural list, we spotlight India’s top TMT/fintech lawyers, who have been selected based on their work, clients’ recommendations, and feedback from the market. A few of the lawyers have been profiled.

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Roundtable: Arbitration in India

Arbitration is becoming increasingly prominent in India’s legal sector, with courts and the government continuing to provide support. Lawyers say that while certain challenges still remain, the sector will continue to grow in…

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PASL Wind Solutions Judgment Could Give India Arbitration Lift-Off

In a groundbreaking decision on April 20, the Supreme Court clarified that two Indian parties can arbitrate in a non-Indian forum. The outcome of PASL Wind Solutions v. GE Power Conversion India has confirmed that entities can…

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‘We believe in providing services to clients at their doorsteps’

Established in 1911, Khaitan & Co is one of India’s oldest firms. A domestic giant, it recently decided to expand its presence overseas with an office in Singapore. Haigreve Khaitan, senior partner at Khaitan, tells ALB why…

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Helping Hand

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on, employers are buckling in for another year of this strange ‘new normal.’ A number of firms have adapted the way they work, going above and beyond and placing a greater emphasis on…

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ALB Malaysia Rising Stars 2021

The Malaysian legal industry has been seeing young lawyers making their mark in the market by setting high standards and achieving results for their clients. In this annual list, ALB spotlights lawyers 40 years of age who are…

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