Hogan Lovells has hired Matthew Bubb as the head of its infrastructure, energy, resources, and projects practice for the Asia-Pacific region. Bubb, who will be based in Singapore, was most recently running his own firm, Bubb Legal, in Melbourne.
With more than two decades of experience, Bubb advises clients such as lenders, funds, contractors…
Singapore boutique Meritus Law has hired Ushan Premaratne as a director from Withers KhattarWong, where he was an equity partner.
Anglo-German law firm CMS has expanded its dispute resolution practice in Hong Kong with the addition of partner Adrian Elms from DLA Piper.
Indian law firm Trilegal has tapped rival Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas for a ninth partner this year, with capital markets lawyer Abhinav Maker joining in its Mumbai and New Delhi offices.
Japanese law firm Atsumi & Sakai has added partners Go Fujimoto and Kenta Nobe to its Tokyo-based corporate practice, making it five lateral hires to its partnership in its headquarters this year.
U.S. law firm Mayer Brown has expanded its M&A offering in Asia with the addition of insurance and private equity-focused transactions attorney Alison Lee as a partner in Hong Kong.
UK-headquartered Stephenson Harwood has strengthened its private capital and funds offering with the additions of Jay Tai in Singapore and Ren Yong in Hong Kong. They were most recently partners at Proskauer Rose.
Korean Big Six law firm Yoon & Yang has welcomed back construction and arbitration lawyer Joseph Lee as a partner from Pinsent Masons. It looks to expand its international construction advisory and international arbitration practices.
UK law firm Watson Farley & Williams has recruited disputes expert Andrew Raymond as a partner in Singapore from the Seoul office of Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was a senior associate.