India’s IndusLaw adds partners from SAM, Tatva
Indian law firm IndusLaw has hired disputes lawyer Suadat Ahmad Kirmani (L) and banking expert Pritha Chatterjee as partners from Tatva Legal and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, respectively.
They become IndusLaw’s second and third lateral partner hires this year. Back in March,…
Ashurst adds 4 partners in Asia, including 3 from Shearman
UK-headquartered law firm Ashurst has hired four partners in Singapore and Seoul. Jean-Louis Neves Mandelli and Scott Baggett (Singapore), and Anna Chung (Seoul) join from Shearman & Sterling, while Lawrence Jhe (also Seoul) joins from Kim, Chang & Lee.
Sullivan hires restructuring partner in HK from Kirkland
Sullivan & Cromwell has nabbed financing and restructuring expert Jacqueline Wenchen Tang as a partner in Hong Kong from fellow U.S. firm Kirkland & Ellis.
Hong Kong’s Gallant hires disputes partner from Harneys
Hong Kong law firm Gallant has hired disputes lawyer Andrew Chin as a partner from offshore firm Harneys.
Ince Hong Kong hires litigator from Loeb & Loeb
Ince Hong Kong has brought on board disputes lawyer Priscilla Wong as a partner from Loeb & Loeb, where she was a counsel.
Korea’s Yoon & Yang makes senior hires from Lee & Ko, Samsung
Korean Big Six law firm Yoon & Yang has hired shipping finance specialist Elayne Heeseung Sung and corporate expert Irene Y. Kim as senior foreign attorneys in Seoul from Lee & Ko and Samsung Electronics, respectively.
Hong Kong’s Hauzen recruits former Deutsche lawyer as partner
Hong Kong law firm Hauzen has hired corporate and regulatory lawyer Andy Lau as a partner. Lau’s most recent role was at Deutsche Bank, where he was senior legal counsel between 2018 and 2021.
Steptoe lands investigations expert in HK from Shearman
U.S.-headquartered disputes boutique Steptoe & Johnson has hired investigations and white-collar defense specialist Cáitrín McKiernan as a partner from Shearman & Sterling. She is expected to split her time between Hong Kong and New York.
Former Simpson Thacher lawyer joins SAM as funds partner
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. has recruited investment funds specialist Gaurita Udiyawar as a partner in Mumbai.
India Lateral Partner Hire Roundup: May 2023
The past few weeks have seen more hires in India’s legal market, with the likes of Anagram Partners, AKS Partners, SNG & Partners, Link Legal, ALMT Legal, and AP & Partners bringing new partners on board.