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Sapna Jhangiani QC has joined Singapore’s Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) as an international legal counsel. She will represent AGC as an advocate, and train its officers in advocacy.
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Clyde & Co has hired Rosie Ng as a partner in the firm’s global insurance group in Hong Kong from HFW, where she was a consultant.
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Clyde & Co had added aviation finance expert Stuart Miller as a partner in Hong Kong from Mayer Brown, where he spent nearly a decade.
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Disputes expert Rachael Shek has joined Clyde & Co as a partner in Hong Kong from Eversheds Sutherland.
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Construction and engineering expert Yvonne Foo has left Clyde & Co, where she was a legal director, to rejoin Harry Elias Partnership as a partner in Singapore.
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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed civil forfeiture proceedings against $330 million of assets held in escrow by Clyde & Co that the former says are related to the multibillion-dollar scandal surrounding Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).
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Clyde & Co has hired disputes lawyer Nicholas Lum in its Shanghai office as a partner. He joined from Ince, where he was a partner of its Shanghai office and formerly the head of its Singapore office’s China practice group. He will start the new position from December, working mainly in Shanghai, while spending significant time in Singapore to work with Clyde & Co’s South East Asia teams.
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HFW has bolstered its shipping practice in Singapore with the hire of dry shipping expert Christopher Metcalf as a partner from Clyde & Co.
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Clyde & Co has made two construction disputes hires from Pinsent Masons MPillay in Singapore: Jon Howes, joint head of office at the latter firm, joins as co-leader of the APAC infrastructure practice; and Sean Hardy comes on board as a construction partner at Clyde & Co Clasis.
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In an increasingly digitized economy, flexible working is growing common across the board.