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U.S. law firm Greenberg Traurig has bolstered its presence in Korea after hiring corporate lawyers Jang Hyuk Yeo and Eun Sang Hwang as shareholders.
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Deacons, Hong Kong’s largest local law firm, has hired banking and finance lawyer Erica Wong as a partner from offshore firm Ogier, where she was a managing associate.
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U.S. law firm Goodwin Procter has hired Edwin Chan as a partner in its private equity practice in Hong Kong from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, where he was counsel.
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Khoon Jin Tan, a former partner at Winston & Strawn in Hong Kong, has left to join CBC Group, a healthcare-dedicated investment firm, as managing director. He will be based in Singapore.
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In its annual list, ALB picks out Asia’s outstanding lawyers working with offshore law firms. These legal professionals have exceeded client expectations and requirements, delivering high-quality advice and support, and being recognised by their clients for the same. The lawyers in the list were selected based on client recommendations sent directly to ALB. A few lawyers have been profiled below.
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Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance has launched Intelligent VIMA Solutions to automate and generate documents based on the Venture Capital Investment Model Agreements (VIMA) suite based on Singapore law.
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Indian law firm Trilegal has beefed up its banking and finance practice with the hires of Pranav Sharma and Mallika Chopra as partners from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM).
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Baker McKenzie has advised property developer China Evergrande Group on the placement of 260 million shares, or 2.66 percent of issued share capital, of China Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group HK$10.6 billion ($1.36 billion).
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King & Wood Mallesons and Baker McKenzie have advised SF real estate investment trust (SF REIT), a unit of Chinese logistics giant SF Holding, on its $335 million listing in Hong Kong.
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Allen & Overy has advised Philippine food maker Monde Nissin Corp on its 48.6-billion-peso ($1 billion) initial public offering, the country's largest-ever listing, with Milbank advising the joint global coordinators.