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U.S. law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has advised Japan's largest mobile phone operator Docomo, publicly listed some 28 years ago, on a 4.25 trillion yen ($40 billion) tender offer by its parent company NTT to take it private.
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U.S. firm K&L Gates has strengthened its Hong Kong office with the hire of Sook Young Yeu, Scott Peterman and William Ho as partners in its integrated funds and private equity practice from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe.
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U.S. law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe is set to close its office in Hong Kong, with operations scheduled to be wound down by August 31, 2020.
By Aparna
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Baker McKenzie has grown its financing and infrastructure offering with the hire of Jae-Hyon Ahn as a partner in Seoul from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe’s Tokyo office, where he was an of counsel.
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UK law firm RPC has hired Charles Allen as a partner in Hong Kong from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, where he headed the commercial litigation and international arbitration practice in the city.
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David Case, a former IP and technology partner with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in Tokyo, has left the firm to launch his own boutique, Asia Pacific Law, in the United States.
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K&L Gates has hired Eugene Chang as a partner in its global energy, infrastructure and resources practice from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, where he was senior counsel in its Tokyo office.
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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired James Atkin in Tokyo as the global co-head of the firm’s oil and gas practice from Vinson & Elkins, where he was managing partner of its office in the Japanese capital.
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San Francisco-headquartered Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe opened its first permanent office abroad in Tokyo in 1997. As the firm celebrates 20 years in the city, John Kang speaks to Tokyo office leader Mark Weeks about growth, challenges and the Japanese legal market.
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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has added Scott Peterman as an M&A and private equity partner at its Hong Kong office from Jones Day.