IndusLaw hires fourth partner in Delhi this year

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s IndusLaw has added yet another partner in Delhi, with the hire of employment law specialist Vaibhav Bhardwaj, who joins from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas.

Malaysia’s CLO hires white collar crime, investigations practice co-head

BY Aparna Sai |

Christopher & Lee Ong (CLO), Rajah & Tann Asia’s Malaysia member firm, has named Shanti Geoffrey as the co-head of its white-collar crime and investigations practice. Geoffrey was previously running her own firm, Shanti G and Co.

Bakers adds principal in Singapore

BY Aparna Sai |

Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, the Singapore firm of Baker McKenzie, has hired Kay Moon as principal in Singapore from Linklaters, where she worked for more than 10 years in London and Hong Kong.

SG: WongP disputes partner joins Quahe Woo as director

BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore law firm Quahe Woo & Palmer has added Melvin Lum as a director in its dispute resolution practice from Big Four firm WongPartnership, where he was a partner.

CRS hires private-client duo from Stephenson Harwood in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

London-headquartered Charles Russell Speechlys (CRS) has expanded its private client offering in Hong Kong after hiring Ian Devereux as the head of that practice, and Silvia On as a partner. Both join from Stephenson Harwood, where they were partners.

SG boutique Helmsman adds corporate head

BY Aparna Sai |

Shipping and commodities-focused law firm Helmsman has expanded its corporate capabilities after hiring Lynette Koh to lead its corporate and finance practice in Singapore from Mizuho Bank, where she headed the legal function.

Arbitration heavy-hitter Gearing to join Fountain Court Chambers instead of Essex Court

BY Aparna Sai |

Matthew Gearing QC, a former co-head of Allen & Overy’s global arbitration group, and a former chair of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), is set to join Fountain Court Chambers on May 3.

Gibson Dunn raids HSF for financial regulatory quartet

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has added a team of four lawyers to its financial regulatory services practice in Hong Kong from Herbert Smith Freehills, including partner William Hallatt.

HK: Conyers hires former Carey Olsen partner

BY Aparna Sai |

Offshore law firm Conyers has added insolvency and disputes specialist Michael Makridakis as a partner in Hong Kong.

CAM adds corp partner in Bengaluru from VC firm

BY Aparna Sai |

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM), India’s largest firm, has hired Karan Pahwa as a corporate partner in Bengaluru.

Asia Appointments: Week of April 26

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Gibson Dunn raids HSF, Paul Hastings nabs investigations expert from Hogan Lovells, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments table.

Mumbai: Argus Partner nabs corp partner from CAM

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Argus Partners has strengthened its corporate practice with the hire of Gaurav Singhi who joins as a partner in Mumbai from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.