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Clyde adds disputes heft in HK with Eversheds partner
BY Aparna Sai |

Disputes expert Rachael Shek has joined Clyde & Co as a partner in Hong Kong from Eversheds Sutherland.

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Q&A: Shamar Ennis, Walkers
BY Elizabeth Beattie |

Shamar Ennis, a Hong Kong-based partner in the Global Finance and Corporate Group of offshore law firm Walkers, recently relocated from the firm’s Caymans office. She speaks to ALB about her plans for the region, trends we can expect to see this year, and why she’s happy to be back in Hong Kong.

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Former Dorsey partner launches HK boutique
BY Aparna Sai |

David Cameron, a former partner at the U.S. law firm Dorsey & Whitney, has set up a boutique firm in Hong Kong called David Cameron Law Office.

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SG: Rajah & Tann adds partner from CC
BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore Big Four firm Rajah & Tann has welcomed corporate specialist Raymond Tong as a partner from Clifford Chance, where he spent more than 10 years.

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AZB leads on $430 mln India telecom deal
BY Aparna Sai |

AZB & Partners has advised Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel on the acquisition of a 20 percent stake in its direct-to-home (DTH) television arm for $430 million from Lion Meadow Investment, an affiliate of U.S. private equity company Warburg Pincus.

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Former Kirkland HK partner joins Sidley after four-year break
BY Aparna Sai |

Sidley Austin has expanded its corporate and finance practice in Hong Kong with the hire of capital markets specialist Dominic Tsun as a senior project manager.

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HFW snaps up second Reed Smith Singapore partner this year
BY Aparna Sai |

HFW has grown its Singapore energy and resources practice with the addition of Dan Perera as a partner from Reed Smith.

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Features and Analysis

Asia's Top 15 Litigators

Litigation plays an important role in a law firm’s suite of services, and in this first-ever ranking, we are celebrating Asia’s top 15 litigators. The lawyers named in the list have stood out based on several factors, including…

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ALB MENA Super 50 Lawyers

In its first MENA Super 50 Lawyers list, ALB spotlights standout lawyers in the Middle East and North Africa region who have excelled in client service. The lawyers were selected based on client recommendations sent directly to…

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Refinement and Clarity

In November last year, China’s Supreme People’s Court and the Hong Kong Government signed the Supplemental Arrangement Concerning the Mutual Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong SAR. The agreement is…

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Turning Tide

Although the COVID-19 pandemic ensured Indonesia’s GDP is expected to contract by 1 percent in 2020, Southeast Asia’s largest economy is set to bounce back strongly this year. Lawyers in the country talk about how the pandemic…

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Fund Times

The U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. elections, and of course COVID-19. Last year saw unprecedented challenges for the investment fund industry in the Asia-Pacific region. But as funds adapted through innovation and technology,…

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Renewable Energy Shining

India’s historic rise in renewable energy M&A deals in 2020 has emerged as a bright spot during the coronavirus pandemic. But lawyers are not surprised by the growth, which they say is supported by a range of factors. 

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