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Sidley Austin has expanded its corporate and finance practice in Hong Kong with the hire of capital markets specialist Dominic Tsun as a senior project manager.
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Singapore’s RHTLaw has established a transportation and logistics industry group  after hiring Piyush Gupta as a partner from Ince, where he was the firm’s aviation and competition head in the city-state.  
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HFW has grown its Singapore energy and resources practice with the addition of Dan Perera as a partner from Reed Smith.
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In its first MENA Super 50 Lawyers list, ALB spotlights standout lawyers in the Middle East and North Africa region who have excelled in client service. The lawyers were selected based on client recommendations sent directly to ALB via an electronic survey, which was open from November 2020 to January 2021. More than 300 in-house counsel voted, from across the Middle East region and beyond. The list is in alphabetical order, and certain lawyers have been profiled.
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Indian law firm Link Legal has hired three new partners: Aditya K Singh and Gaurav Sahay join from HSA Advocates, and Ketan Mukhija joins from P&A Law Offices.
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Chowdhary talks to ALB about why increased focus on corporate culture is critical in delivering long- term business success, how the ‘tone at the top’ embeds and operationalises the company’s culture, and the key initiatives that she has endeavoured to drive in her role.
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Ben McQuhae, a former partner at Jones Day, has set up a boutique firm called Ben McQuhae & Co in Hong Kong that focuses on ESG and technology.
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Paul Hastings has hired corporate expert Iksoo Kim as a partner in its securities and capital markets group in Seoul from Greenberg Traurig.
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U.S. firm King & Spalding has hired Michael E. Arruda as a senior counsel in Hong Kong from Baker Botts, where he was partner-in-charge of the firm’ Beijing and Hong Kong offices.
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U.K. firm Penningtons Manches Cooper has added corporate lawyer Nick Dingemans as a partner in Singapore from Watson Farley & Williams.