Singapore’s Oon & Bazul has hired Benedict Eoon as a partner. He was most recently an associate director at local boutique Covenant Chambers.
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.
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 & 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 has added commercial litigator Joseph Chu as a partner in Hong Kong from Simmons & Simmons.
UK law firm Pinsent Masons has welcomed back William Stroll as a partner in Singapore from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF).
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.
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.
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.
Withers KhattarWong (WKW), the Singapore office of Withers, has hired two banking and finance lawyers from Morgan Lewis Stamford, including partner Chen Guan Feng.
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.