Singapore law firm Fervent Chambers announces leadership changes

by Asian Legal Business《亚洲法律杂志》 |

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.

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

by Asian Legal Business《亚洲法律杂志》 |

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.

Eversheds considers Beijing closure, plans SG return

by Hu Yangxiaoxiao 胡阳潇潇 |

UK-headquartered Eversheds Sutherland has confirmed to ALB that the firm is currently reviewing whether to keep its Beijing office open, while also making plans to reestablish an office in Singapore.

Addleshaws grows SG office further with Reed Smith hire

by Asian Legal Business《亚洲法律杂志》 |

UK law firm Addleshaw Goddard has added its second lateral partner in Singapore in a matter of weeks after hiring corporate expert Matt Gorman from Reed Smith.

SG boutique Joyce A Tan gets two new directors

by Asian Legal Business《亚洲法律杂志》 |

Singapore law firm Joyce A Tan & Partners has announced the appointment of two new directors, Wendy Lee and Frederick Tay, strengthening its corporate offerings.

Latham, Zhong Lun act on $445 mln France-SG waste treatment deal

by Asian Legal Business《亚洲法律杂志》 |

Latham & Watkins has advised French industrial group Seche Environnement on its S$605 million ($445 million) agreement to buy Singapore’s ECO Industrial Environmental Engineering from Beijing Capital Eco-Environment Protection Group.

Simmons expands SG disputes team with hire from Birds

by Asian Legal Business《亚洲法律杂志》 |

UK law firm Simmons & Simmons has hired tech and financial disputes expert Lijun Chui as a partner in Singapore from Bird & Bird.

A&G, WongP acting on OCBC’s $1 bln buyout offer for Great Eastern

by Asian Legal Business《亚洲法律杂志》 |

Singapore Big Four law firm WongPartnership is advising insurer Great Eastern Holdings in relation to a S$1.4 billion ($1 billion) buyout offer from its top shareholder, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC), which is being represented by Allen & Gledhill.

Drew & Napier secures funding to sue Swiss government for AT1 wipe-out

by Sarah Wong |

Singapore Big Four firm Drew & Napier is pressing ahead with litigation against Switzerland with the backing of litigation financing company Omni Bridgeway.

SG: R&T guides $326 mln Orchard Road real estate deal

by Nimitt Dixit |

Rajah & Tann Singapore has represented the owners in the S$439 million ($326 million) collective sale via public tender of Delfi Orchard at 402 Orchard Road to CDL Draco, a subsidiary of City Developments Limited (CDL).