Stephenson Harwood lands Hill Dickinson’s former Asia regulatory head

by Mari Iwata |

Stephenson Harwood has hired Jonathan Goacher, the former head of regulatory for Asia at Hill Dickinson, as a partner in Singapore.

With 25 years of experience in U.S. and other economic sanctions and trade controls, Goacher conducts sanctions due diligence and staff training, and advises…

Linklaters makes corporate hire in Tokyo from N&A

by Mari Iwata |

Linklaters has welcomed M&A lawyer Yoshiyuki Asaoka as a partner in Tokyo from Nishimura & Asahi.

White & Case Singapore M&A partner moves to Freshfields

by Mari Iwata |

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has hired M&A lawyer Jon Bowden as a partner in Singapore from the U.S. law firm White & Case.

India’s IndusLaw adds partners from SAM, Tatva

by Mari Iwata |

Indian law firm IndusLaw has hired disputes lawyer Suadat Ahmad Kirmani and banking expert Pritha Chatterjee as partners from Tatva Legal and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, respectively.

Ashurst adds 4 partners in Asia, including 3 from Shearman

by Mari Iwata |

UK-headquartered law firm Ashurst has hired four partners in Singapore and Seoul. Jean-Louis Neves Mandelli and Scott Baggett (Singapore), and Anna Chung (Seoul) join from Shearman & Sterling, while Lawrence Jhe (also Seoul) joins from Kim, Chang & Lee.

Sullivan hires restructuring partner in HK from Kirkland

by Mari Iwata |

Sullivan & Cromwell has nabbed financing and restructuring expert Jacqueline Wenchen Tang as a partner in Hong Kong from fellow U.S. firm Kirkland & Ellis.

Hong Kong’s Gallant hires disputes partner from Harneys

by Mari Iwata |

Hong Kong law firm Gallant has hired disputes lawyer Andrew Chin as a partner from offshore firm Harneys.

Ince Hong Kong hires litigator from Loeb & Loeb

by Mari Iwata |

Ince Hong Kong has brought on board disputes lawyer Priscilla Wong as a partner from Loeb & Loeb, where she was a counsel.

Korea’s Yoon & Yang makes senior hires from Lee & Ko, Samsung

by Mari Iwata |

Korean Big Six law firm Yoon & Yang has hired shipping finance specialist Elayne Heeseung Sung and corporate expert Irene Y. Kim as senior foreign attorneys in Seoul from Lee & Ko and Samsung Electronics, respectively.

Hong Kong’s Hauzen recruits former Deutsche lawyer as partner

by Mary Iwata |

Hong Kong law firm Hauzen has hired corporate and regulatory lawyer Andy Lau as a partner. Lau’s most recent role was at Deutsche Bank, where he was senior legal counsel between 2018 and 2021.