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​​​​​​​Allen & Overy is representing the government of Cambodia in the country’s first-ever treaty-based Investor-State Dispute Settlement case brought by two Chinese nationals who are being counselled by Hui Zhong Law Firm and Arent Fox, according to reports.
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The 6th ALB Philippine Law Awards, a virtual event held on Nov. 19, celebrated the work of leading law firms, in-house teams and individuals in the country.
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In its first Korea Super 30 Lawyers list, ALB spotlights standout private practitioners in the country when it comes to client service. These lawyers were selected based on client recommendations sent directly to ALB. Some of the lawyers have been profiled.
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Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati have advised various investors on a $1 billion investment in Chinese green energy firm Envision Energy International, which was represented by Fangda Partners.
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Clifford Chance has advised Canadian institutional investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) on its $2.7 billion joint investment with France’s Cathay PE to acquire 50 percent of the Greater Changhua 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan from Denmark’s Ørsted.
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Khaitan & Co, AZB & Partners and K Law have advised Reliance New Energy Solar (RNESL) and Reliance Industries (RIL) on RNESL’s 36-billion-rupee ($489 million) acquisition of stake in Sterling & Wilson Solar which was represented by Desai & Diwanji.
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Baker McKenzie has represented Portugal’s EDP Renewables (EDPR) on its S$937 million ($695 million) acquisition of a stake in Southeast Asian green energy firm Sunseap, which was advised by Rajah & Tann.
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India’s Argus Partners has hired Prashanth Sabeshan as a partner in the firm’s corporate and infrastructure practice in Bengaluru from AZB & Partners.
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Despite the challenging times witnessed by the Indonesian legal industry since the outbreak of the pandemic, smaller law firms have punched above their weight in terms of work handled and services delivered. In its annual list, ALB is spotlighting 10 such firms which have overcome obstacles and continue to make an impact on the market.
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This year, the ALB Asia 40 Under 40 had entries from over 400 lawyers and picking the top 40 was no easy task. The lawyers on this list span a range of countries and practice, and were selected based on quality of work, recommendations from clients and colleagues, and potential for future growth. The list is in alphabetical order and some lawyers have been profiled.