SG: Orrick bolsters Asia energy practice with hire from A&O Shearman

by Asian Legal Business《亚洲法律杂志》 |

U.S. law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has announced the hire of project finance expert Michael Tardif as a partner in its Singapore office. Tardif joins from the Jakarta office of A&O Shearman.

HK: Loeb & Loeb private wealth partner returns to Withers

Withers has welcomed back private client and tax attorney Laurence Ho as a partner in its Hong Kong office from Loeb & Loeb.

SAM, Luthra, Simmons guide planned $360 mln India renewable energy IPO

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co is advising Indian renewable energy firm ACME Solar Holdings on its planned 30-billion-rupee ($360 million) initial public offering, with Luthra & Luthra Law Offices and Simmons & Simmons representing the book-running lead managers.

Paul Hastings advises Korean gaming firm on $315 mln IPO

U.S. law firm Paul Hastings has advised Tencent-backed South Korean gaming company Shift Up on its 435-billion-won ($315 million) initial public offering on the Korea Exchange.

Singapore law firm Fervent Chambers announces leadership changes

Singapore-based law firm Fervent Chambers has announced significant leadership changes, with the appointment of William Wan as managing director and the return of Clarence Lun as head of dispute resolution and international arbitration.

Latham, Links advise on Malaysia's largest IPO in 2 years

Latham & Watkins and Mah-Kamariyah & Philip Koh have advised Malaysian palm oil company Johor Plantations Group on its 735-million-ringgit ($157 million) initial public offering, the country's biggest in more than two years.

A&O Shearman, CC, AZP, AHP guide Indonesia’s $2.35 bln global sukuk issue

by Nimitt Dixit |

Global law firms Clifford Chance and A&O Shearman and local law firms AZP Legal Consultants and Assegaf Hamzah & Partners (AHP) have advised on the issuance of Indonesia’s landmark $2.35 billion global sukuk.

Freshies counsel joins Simmons as HK regulatory head

UK law firm Simmons & Simmons has announced the appointment of Kenneth Hui as its regulatory head for Hong Kong and Greater China. He was most recently a counsel at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

SG: K&L Gates poaches 2 corporate partners from DLA

K&L Gates Straits Law, the Singapore office of U.S. law firm K&L Gates, has strengthened its corporate capabilities in Singapore with the addition of partners David Kuo and Meraj Noor from rival DLA Piper.

CAM adds real estate partner in Ahmedabad

by Nimitt Dixit |

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has added a fourth partner to its ranks in July as real estate attorney Siddharth Singh joins the firm along with his entire team in Ahmedabad. Singh previously ran his own law firm SBS Legal Advocates in the city.

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