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Mayer Brown has hired eight capital markets lawyers in Hong Kong, including partners Guiping Lu, Philip Hyde, Bonnie Yung and Jason Wang. While Lu and Hyde join from K&L Gates, Yung and Wang were most recently with EY’s Hong Kong law firm, LC Lawyers.
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Atlas Asia Law Corporation, the EY network’s Singapore member firm, has recruited Benjamin Szeto as director and head of its wealth management practice from RHTLawTaylor Wessing, where he was deputy head of that practice.
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Atlas Asia Law Corporation, a member firm of EY network, has added Emily Low as a director from fintech company Liquid Group, where she was general counsel.
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Singapore’s PK Wong & Associates, a former member firm of EY’s global network, has merged with disputes boutique Nair & Co. The new firm will be known as PK Wong & Nair.
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Big Four firm EY has added tax specialist James Choo as a partner in its Singapore office from Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, where he was a local principal.
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Big Four accounting firm EY has continued making inroads into the global legal industry after acquiring Thomson Reuters’ Pangea3 Legal Managed Services (LMS) business.
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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has appointed Rajat Bose as a partner in the firm’s tax practice in Delhi from EY where he was an associate partner.
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Deloitte is set to become the last of the Big Four accounting firms to establish a presence in the Hong Kong legal market, with plans to set up an affiliated law firm led by the firm’s China general counsel, James Jamison.