Singapore’s Oon & Bazul adds dispute resolution partner

BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore’s Oon & Bazul has hired Benedict Eoon as a partner. He was most recently an associate director at local boutique Covenant Chambers.

SG: KWM nabs HSF private capital head

BY Aparna Sai |

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has added M&A expert Nicola Yeomans as a partner in Singapore from Herbert Smith Freehills, where she led the firm’s Asia private capital practice.

Khaitan hires ex-Morgan Lewis partner as it opens SG office

BY Aparna Sai |

Khaitan & Co. has hired Karun Cariappa, a former partner and head of the India practice at Morgan Lewis Stamford, as a partner in its newly opened Singapore office.

Indonesia: Ex-HHP disputes head takes up key role at battered Garuda

BY Aparna Sai |

Timur Sukirno, formerly senior partner and head of disputes at Baker McKenzie’s Indonesian member firm, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP), has retired from the firm to join troubled flag carrier Garuda Indonesia as president commissioner.

Latham gets renewed energy in SG with Shearman, Freshies trio

BY Aparna Sai |

Latham & Watkins has hired Sidharth (Sid) Bhasin, James Clayton-Payne, and Don Stokes as partners in the energy and infrastructure industry group in Singapore, months after losing three senior lawyers in that space.

Withers expands litigation offering in HK with hire from Simmons

BY Aparna Sai |

Withers has added commercial litigator Joseph Chu as a partner in Hong Kong from Simmons & Simmons.

​​​​​​​Energy specialist rejoins Pinsent Masons in Singapore

BY Aparna Sai |

UK law firm Pinsent Masons has welcomed back William Stroll as a partner in Singapore from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF).

SG: Maritime law firm Hill Dickinson adds commodities duo

BY Aparna Sai |

UK-headquartered maritime firm Hill Dickinson has hired trade and commodities specialists Devottam Sengupta and Iain Sharp as partners in Singapore. Both join from in-house roles.

Eversheds Asia lit head to lead Conyers’ HK disputes practice

BY Aparna Sai |

Offshore law firm Conyers has hired veteran disputes lawyer Mark Yeadon as its head of Hong Kong disputes and restructuring practice from Eversheds Sutherland, where he led the Asia litigation and dispute management practice.

Jones Day partner joins PwC-allied HK firm as IP head

BY Aparna Sai |

Tiang & Partners, a Hong Kong firm that works closely with PwC’s global legal network, has hired Chiang Ling Li as head of its IP practice from Jones Day, where she worked for over 13 years.

SG: Withers nabs banking and finance duo from Morgan Lewis

BY Aparna Sai |

Withers KhattarWong (WKW), the Singapore office of Withers, has hired two banking and finance lawyers from Morgan Lewis Stamford, including partner Chen Guan Feng.

India: Post-split L&L continues to replenish ranks

BY Aparna Sai |

L&L Partners has hired a six-member infrastructure team in Delhi led by Avirup Nag from rival IndusLaw, weeks after the departures of a number of lawyers to the newly established Saraf & Partners.