Mayer Brown adds oil with HK hire from Baker Botts

BY Asian Legal Business |

Mayer Brown has welcomed back oil and gas specialist Joanne Du as a partner in Hong Kong from Baker Botts.

Another exit for L&L as insolvency partner heads to AZB

BY Asian Legal Business |

AZB & Partners has hired restructuring and insolvency specialist Avinash Subramanian as a partner in Mumbai from L&L Partners, where he spent the entirety of his legal career.

Indian boutique Anagram gets one more partner from Tata Sons

BY Asian Legal Business |

Mumbai law firm Anagram Partners, which was launched earlier this year by two ex-Nishith Desai & Associates lawyers, has hired Ankit Mishra as a partner from Indian multinational conglomerate Tata Sons, where he was an in-house legal counsel.

HFW makes another Singapore hire from Reed Smith

BY Asian Legal Business |

HFW has expanded its shipping practice in Singapore with the hire of master marine Mark Myles from Reed Smith.

Former Simmons, Fried Frank China MP relaunches solo firm

BY Elizabeth Beattie |

Huen Wong, a former Greater China managing partner at both Simmons & Simmons and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, has launched a sole proprietorship focused on arbitration and mediation, Asian Legal Business has learnt.

Greenberg Traurig expands in Seoul with Lee & Ko, Paul Hastings hires

BY Asian Legal Business |

U.S. law firm Greenberg Traurig has bolstered its presence in Korea after hiring corporate lawyers Jang Hyuk Yeo and Eun Sang Hwang as shareholders.

Deacons bolsters corporate finance practice with Ogier hire

BY Asian Legal Business |

Deacons, Hong Kong’s largest local law firm, has hired banking and finance lawyer Erica Wong as a partner from offshore firm Ogier, where she was a managing associate.

HK: Goodwin Procter expands PE offering with Paul Weiss hire

BY Asian Legal Business |

U.S. law firm Goodwin Procter has hired Edwin Chan as a partner in its private equity practice in Hong Kong from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, where he was counsel.

Winston HK partner exits to join VC firm in Singapore

BY Asian Legal Business |

Khoon Jin Tan, a former partner at Winston & Strawn in Hong Kong, has left to join CBC Group, a healthcare-dedicated investment firm, as managing director. He will be based in Singapore.

Mumbai: Trilegal snaps up banking duo from CAM

BY Asian Legal Business |

Indian law firm Trilegal has beefed up its banking and finance practice with the hires of Pranav Sharma and Mallika Chopra as partners from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM).

India’s HSA adds Delhi infrastructure team from Advaita

BY Asian Legal Business |

HSA Advocates has hired a team of projects and infrastructure lawyers in Delhi from Advaita Legal, including partners Shailendra Kumar Singh, Alok Shankar and Monali Dutta.

Singapore: White & Case picks up CC India practice co-head

BY Asian Legal Business |

U.S. law firm White & Case has hired capital markets expert Rahul Guptan as a partner in Singapore from Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance, where Guptan spent nearly 13 years, and was most recently co-head of the Global India Group.