U.S. law firm McDermott Will & Emery is down to a single partner in Singapore after energy expert Merrick White joined Watson Farley & Williams.
White focuses his practice on global oil, gas, LNG, refining and petrochemical project development. He advises clients on energy-related…
Stephenson Harwood has added another partner to its Hong Kong office, this time hiring capital markets practitioner Amy Yu from Eversheds Sutherland. Yu was at Eversheds for nearly nine years.
Tokyo International Law Office has hired corporate expert Jean-Denis Marx as a partner from Baker McKenzie, where he had worked for three decades.
Bird & Bird has recruited capital markets expert David Cheng as a partner in Hong Kong from Winston & Strawn, which recently shuttered its Hong Kong office.
Seoul-headquartered law firm Yulchon has welcomed Sang Mook Kang, a former senior prosecutor with the Busan District Prosecutor’s Office, as a partner.
A new year brought new hires for India’s legal market. Dentons Link Legal, ANM Global, Emerald Law Offices, and Kochhar & Co continued their hiring streaks, while Rajaram Legal, SKV Law Offices, and AKS Partners also welcomed new additions.
King & Wood Mallesons has bolstered its banking practice in Singapore with the addition of Gary Hamp, who was previously an independent consultant in London. Hamp is KWM’s first Asia partner hire in 2024.
K&L Gates Straits Law, the Singapore office of U.S. law firm K&L Gates, has hired investment funds specialist Jason Nelms as a partner from Morrison Foerster.