Top CAM dealmaker rocks market with move to Khaitan

by Nimitt Dixit |


Top Indian dealmaker Shishir Vayttaden (L) has left the equity partnership at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas to join Khaitan & Co, along with two other partners in his team, K. Aishwarya and Aditi Singhvi.

Vayttaden and Singhvi will be joining Khaitan’s Mumbai office, while Aishwarya joins in Bengaluru.…

SG: Orrick bolsters Asia energy practice with hire from A&O Shearman

U.S. law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has announced the hire of project finance expert Michael Tardif as a partner in its Singapore office. Tardif joins from the Jakarta office of A&O Shearman.

HK: Loeb & Loeb private wealth partner returns to Withers

Withers has welcomed back private client and tax attorney Laurence Ho as a partner in its Hong Kong office from Loeb & Loeb.

Singapore law firm Fervent Chambers announces leadership changes

Singapore-based law firm Fervent Chambers has announced significant leadership changes, with the appointment of William Wan as managing director and the return of Clarence Lun as head of dispute resolution and international arbitration.

Freshies counsel joins Simmons as HK regulatory head

UK law firm Simmons & Simmons has announced the appointment of Kenneth Hui as its regulatory head for Hong Kong and Greater China. He was most recently a counsel at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

SG: K&L Gates poaches 2 corporate partners from DLA

K&L Gates Straits Law, the Singapore office of U.S. law firm K&L Gates, has strengthened its corporate capabilities in Singapore with the addition of partners David Kuo and Meraj Noor from rival DLA Piper.

CAM adds real estate partner in Ahmedabad

by Nimitt Dixit |

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has added a fourth partner to its ranks in July as real estate attorney Siddharth Singh joins the firm along with his entire team in Ahmedabad. Singh previously ran his own law firm SBS Legal Advocates in the city.

HK: Ex-Gall disputes partner joins Facey as practice head

Hong Kong law firm Facey & Associates has hired Nick Dealy as a partner and head of its commercial litigation and dispute resolution practice.

Indonesia’s AVYA hires new partner to lead innovation, tech practice

Indonesian boutique AVYA Law Firm has hired Dessy Tampi as a new partner to lead its Innovation & Technology Practice Group.

Former Luthra disputes partner joins JSA in Delhi

by Nimitt Dixit |

J. Sagar Associates has continued its hot hiring streak in 2024 with the addition of disputes partner Shreya Sircar in Delhi. She was most recently a partner at Luthra and Luthra Law offices, a stint that lasted less than a year.