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

by Asian Legal Business《亚洲法律杂志》 |

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.

Japan’s Atsumi launches SE Asia presence with HCMC office

Japanese law firm Atsumi & Sakai has announced the opening of its first Southeast Asian office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, as it seeks to expand its presence in the region's growing market.

JSA, IndusLaw, A&O Shearman act on $401mln IndiGo divesture

by Nimitt Dixit |

J. Sagar Associates has advised Interglobe Enterprises on a 2 percent divesture in low-cost Indian airline IndiGo for 33.6 billion rupees ($401 million). Citigroup, which bought IndiGo shares worth 13.6 billion rupees via the open market, was advised by IndusLaw and A&O Shearman.

India: Resolut, Khaitan guide investors in $665mln Zepto funding

by Nimitt Dixit |

Resolut Partners and Khaitan & Co have guided lead investor Glade Brook Capital Partners and co-investor Lightspeed, respectively, on a $665 million investment into Indian e-commerce company Zepto.

CMS boosts HK funds practice with hire from Mayer Brown

Anglo-German law firm CMS has strengthened its funds offering in Asia with the appointment of Paul Moloney as a partner in its Hong Kong office from Mayer Brown.

CAM continues July hiring spree with corporate lawyer from Trilegal

by Nimitt Dixit |

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has added a third partner in July, with Trilegal counsel Pooranimaa Hariharan joining the firm’s corporate practice in Bengaluru.

AZB adds TTA antitrust partner in Delhi

by Nimitt Dixit |

AZB & Partners has continued its antitrust growth with the addition of partner Dinoo Muthappa from Talwar Thakore & Associates in New Delhi.

HK: Ex-Gall disputes partner joins Facey as practice head

Hong Kong law firm Facey & Associates has hired Nick Dealy as a partner and head of its commercial litigation and dispute resolution practice.

Eversheds considers Beijing closure, plans SG return

UK-headquartered Eversheds Sutherland has confirmed to ALB that the firm is currently reviewing whether to keep its Beijing office open, while also making plans to reestablish an office in Singapore.

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