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Hogan Lovells has hired Nick Williams as a partner in the firm’s business restructuring practice in Singapore from K&L Gates.
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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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Pinsent Masons has bolstered its transactional services group with the hire of Nicholas Hanna and Mark Tan as partners in Singapore from K&L Gates.
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Jones Day has expanded its disputes team in Hong Kong office after hiring Samuel Ngo as a partner from fellow U.S. firm K&L Gates.
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K&L Gates has hired Guiping Lu as a corporate/capital markets partner in its Hong Kong office from PRC firm Haiwen & Partners.
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K&L Gates has continued the expansion of its corporate practice in Tokyo after welcoming back Tsuguhito Omagari as a corporate/M&A partner from local firm Sonderhoff & Einsel.
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K&L Gates has hired M&A specialist Dale M. Araki as a partner in Tokyo from Morrison & Foerster.
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Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow has expanded in Singapore with the hire of Kenny Kwan, formerly the head of the capital markets practice at Drew & Napier, and arbitration partner Ashish Chugh, who joins from K&L Gates.
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Pittsburgh-headquartered law firm K&L Gates is set to acquire local law capabilities in Singapore after its proposed merger with local outfit Straits Law Practice was approved by the city-state’s Legal Services Regulatory Authority.
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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.