8 ASIAN LEGAL BUSINESS – AUGUST 2023 WWW.LEGALBUSINESSONLINE.COM BRI EFS APPOINTMENTS ETHAN CHEN LEAVING Kirkland & Ellis JOINING Norton Rose Fulbright PRACTICE Capital Markets LOCATION Hong Kong NICHOLAS CHUA LEAVING CIMB Bank JOINING Dentons PRACTICE Banking and Finance LOCATION Hong Kong HEE JAE LEE LEAVING Korea Fair Trade Commission JOINING Yoon & Yang PRACTICE Antitrust LOCATION Seoul DUTSADEE DUTSADEEPANICH LEAVING ABER Group JOINING Clyde & Co PRACTICE Disputes LOCATION Bangkok WILFRED HO LEAVING Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom JOINING White & Case PRACTICE Disputes LOCATION Hong Kong KENNETH LEONG LEAVING Quahe Woo & Palmer JOINING RPC PRACTICE M&A LOCATION Singapore PAUL NG LEAVING Milbank JOINING Rajah & Tann PRACTICE Asset Finance LOCATION Singapore AFRIYAN RACHMAD LEAVING Roosdiono & Partners JOINING Nusantara DFDL Partnership PRACTICE M&A LOCATION Jakarta IZZAT ZAMRI LEAVING KK Lim JOINING Azmi & Associates PRACTICE Disputes LOCATION Kuala Lumpur NEW LAW FIRMS SET UP IN MALAYSIA BY DFDL, DELOITTE LEGAL Law and tax firm DFDL has expanded its Southeast Asia offering by establishing a Malaysian association firm called Robin Lynn & Lee in Kuala Lumpur. The new firm has three partners: managing partner Robin Teow has headed DFDL’s China desk since 2020, while Hui Lynn Tan joins from an in-house role at Gotrade Securities, and Bin Hau Lee was most recently a partner at Zaid Ibrahim & Co, the ZICO network’s Malaysia member firm. A cross-border transactions expert, Teow advises clients in infrastructure, pharmaceutical, financial services and consumer goods on M&As, public takeovers, project developments and general commercial arrangements. Before joining DFDL, Teow worked for Beijing Guantao Law Firm and King & Wood Mallesons. Tan is a compliance specialist with focus on fintech. Prior to joining Gotrade Securities, she spent more than a decade at Zaid Ibrahim & Co, becoming a partner in 2017. Lee advises on investment, M&A, IPO and project finance. He joined Zaid Ibrahim & Co in 2016 and became a partner last year. Previously, he was at Grandall Law Firm in mainland China. Meanwhile, Deloitte Legal has added to its network a new law firm in Malaysia called Wei Lih Ho & Co, which is led by a former partner of Rahmat Lim & Partners. Helmed by Wei Lih Ho, the sixlawyer firm focuses on commercial contracts, M&A, private equity, and private wealth. Ho advises private equity funds and multinational corporations, including China and Hong Kong-listed companies in technology, education, energy, healthcare and property development sectors on cross-border investments, M&A and restructuring.