HSF partner joins Singapore’s A&G as aviation finance head

by Nimitt Dixit |

Singapore Big Four law firm Allen & Gledhill has hired aviation attorney Siva Subramaniam from Herbert Smith Freehills to lead its aviation finance practice and co-lead its maritime group.

SG: CMS adds energy-focused M&A partner from Reed Smith

by Nimitt Dixit |

Anglo-German law firm CMS has added a ninth partner in Singapore, with energy and infrastructure-focused transactions attorney Gerald Licnachan joining from U.S. law firm Reed Smith.

SG: Hogan Lovells international arbitration partner joins NRF

by Nimitt Dixit |

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has enhanced its dispute resolution offering in Singapore with the addition of international arbitration partner Kent Phillips from Hogan Lovells.

Singapore disputes boutique Fortress Law launches

by Nimitt Dixit |

Four lawyers, including two directors, of Singapore law firm Kalco Law have left to launch a disputes-focused boutique in the city called Fortress Law.

Sidley, CC act on $650 mln Singapore green infra deal

by Nimitt Dixit |

U.S. law firm Sidley Austin has represented infrastructure-focused private equity firm Stonepeak on its $650 million investment in Singapore-based green infrastructure investment firm AGP Sustainable Real Assets, which was advised by Clifford Chance.

DLA Piper adds real estate partner from BCLP in Singapore

by Nimitt Dixit |

Global law firm DLA Piper has added real estate attorney Ciarán Londra as a partner in Singapore, in line with its long-term strategic goal of enhancing real estate capabilities in the region.

Reed Smith adds Sidley practice co-head to lead Singapore funds growth

by Nimitt Dixit |

Global law firm Reed Smith has added the co-leader of Sidley Austin’s Asia funds group, Han Ming Ho, in Singapore to launch and lead its own regional funds practice.

Mourant to launch in Singapore with Maples partner hire

by Nimitt Dixit |

Offshore law firm Mourant will set up an office in Singapore, its ninth globally and second in Asia. It will be led by funds expert Craig Luton, who joins the firm as a partner from rival Maples and Calder.

Ashurst, Bakers, HSF guide $642 mln Australia real estate deal

by Nimitt Dixit |

Global law firm Ashurst has advised Australia’s Mirvac Group on its acquisition of land lease operator Serenitas from Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC for $642.76 million along with Pacific Equity Partners Secure Assets (PEP) and Tasman Capital Partners.

Q & A: "Our goal is to give our clients home advantage through local expertise"

by Sarah Wong |

In a bid to broaden its presence across Southeast Asia, Singapore Big Four firm Drew & Napier has expanded its regional law network, Drew Network Asia (DNA), to include Thailand's biggest firm, Tilleke & Gibbins. Sushil Nair, Drew & Napier's deputy chief executive officer, outlines the strategic focus of DNA and how expansive jurisdictional coverage can translate to enhanced client service.