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Stephenson Harwood has lost two more partners in Hong Kong: Commercial litigation partner Richard Wilmot has joined local firm Tanner De Witt, while energy specialist Marco Pocci has moved to MB Kemp’s newly opened office in London.
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U.S. law firm Reed Smith has expanded its international arbitration practice in Singapore with the hire of a three-member team from Stephenson Harwood, including partner Timothy Cooke.
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London-headquartered Charles Russell Speechlys (CRS) has expanded its private client offering in Hong Kong after hiring Ian Devereux as the head of that practice, and Silvia On as a partner. Both join from Stephenson Harwood, where they were partners.
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Stephenson Harwood has welcomed back shipping expert Jason Toms as counsel in Hong Kong from Reed Smith, where he was a partner.
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Janice Yau Garton, a former of counsel at UK firm DLA Piper, has joined Stephenson Harwood as a real estate partner in Hong Kong.
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UK law firm Stephenson Harwood has appointed Fan Yang as a partner in Hong Kong from King & Wood Mallesons where she was a consultant.

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Voon Keat Lai, managing partner for Greater China, and partner Ivy Wong have left Stephenson Harwood in Hong Kong to join local boutique M.B. Kemp, which was set up in September by two other former partners of the UK firm.
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Malcolm Kemp and Yeeling Wan, former partners of Stephenson Harwood, have established a boutique firm in Hong Kong called M.B. Kemp that specialises in dispute resolution and insolvency work.
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U.S. firm Loeb & Loeb has launched a trusts and estates practice in Hong Kong after hiring partners Erik Wallace and Laurence Ho and associates Sarah Lai and Letao Tao from Stephenson Harwood.
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UK law firm Stephenson Harwood is closing its seven-year-old office in Beijing and refocus its offering in Hong Kong, following a review of its presence in Asia.