HFW beefs up disputes in HK with hire from Li & Partners

BY Aparna Sai |

HFW has expanded its disputes practice in Hong Kong with the addition of Karen Cheung as a partner from Li & Partners.

More disputes hires for Withers in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

Withers has boosted its litigation and international arbitration practice in Hong Kong with the hire of two lawyers from Bird & Bird, including partner Michael Chik.

HK: Walkers hires restructuring specialist from Mayer Brown

BY Aparna Sai |

Offshore law firm Walkers has added Tom Pugh as a partner in Hong Kong from Mayer Brown.

Hong Kong Hub

BY Ranajit Dam |

Hong Kong has long been renowned as a key international wealth management centre, but a number of recent developments – such as the GBA Wealth Management Connect – has solidified its status. And lawyers specialising in private wealth have found themselves very busy too.

Withers expands litigation offering in HK with hire from Simmons

BY Aparna Sai |

Withers has added commercial litigator Joseph Chu as a partner in Hong Kong from Simmons & Simmons.

Eversheds Asia lit head to lead Conyers’ HK disputes practice

BY Aparna Sai |

Offshore law firm Conyers has hired veteran disputes lawyer Mark Yeadon as its head of Hong Kong disputes and restructuring practice from Eversheds Sutherland, where he led the Asia litigation and dispute management practice.

Jones Day partner joins PwC-allied HK firm as IP head

BY Aparna Sai |

Tiang & Partners, a Hong Kong firm that works closely with PwC’s global legal network, has hired Chiang Ling Li as head of its IP practice from Jones Day, where she worked for over 13 years.

Freshies, Latham act on $5.2 billion property fund deal

BY Aparna Sai |

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised Hong Kong-headquartered logistics real estate platform ESR Cayman on its $5.2 billion acquisition of fund manager ARA Asset Management, which was counselled by Latham & Watkins.

Seoul: Latham lands former CC Hong Kong partner

BY Aparna Sai |

Latham & Watkins has hired capital markets specialist Richard Lee as a partner in Seoul from the Hong Kong office of Clifford Chance.

HK: Harneys adds investment funds partner from rival Maples

BY Aparna Sai |

Offshore law firm Harneys has expanded its investment funds practice in Hong Kong with the hire of Yucheng Fan as a partner from Maples Group.

White & Case strengthens cap markets practice with NRF hire

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. firm White & Case has added capital markets specialist Margie Chan as a partner in Hong Kong from Norton Rose Fullbright (NRF).

Offshore firm Forbes Hare opens HK office

BY Aparna Sai |

Offshore law firm Forbes Hare, which provides BVI and Cayman Islands legal services, has opened a new office in Hong Kong.