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Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, the member firm of Baker McKenzie International in Singapore, has hired disputes specialist Emmanuel Chua as a local principal. Chua joins from energy corporation Chevron, where he held an in-house role.
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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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Baker McKenzie’s Singapore member firm, Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow, has hired capital markets specialist Xavier Amadei as a local principal from Linklaters, where he was a counsel.
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Clifford Chance, Enolil Loo Advocates & Solicitors, and Albar & Partners have advised Malaysian poultry producer Leong Hup International (LHI) on its $247 million initial public offering (IPO) on Bursa Malaysia, the country's largest offering in almost two years.
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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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Allen & Gledhill has successfully represented Indian dye company Kiri Industries Limited (KIL) in a minority oppression suit before the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), the first such decision from the SICC.
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Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow has hired Geraldine Ong, most recently the head of Drew & Napier’s real estate practice, as the leader of its own real estate group in Singapore.
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Baker McKenzie and its Asia-based member firms Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners and Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow have advised UPC Renewables and AC Energy Holdings on the development and financing of a $150 million wind farm project in Indonesia.
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Singapore-based Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow has appointed corporate specialist Sze-Shing Tan as principal from Clifford Chance.