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HK: Kirkland nabs Greater China real estate head from Paul Hastings
BY Aparna Sai |

Kirkland & Ellis has hired Paul Guan as a partner and head of the firm’s private equity real estate practice in Asia. Based in Hong Kong, Guan joins from Paul Hastings, where he headed the Greater China real estate practice.

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CLOSING SOON: ALB Firms to Watch (Indonesia) 2021
BY Asian Legal Business |

Indonesia has been seeing the rise of some quality smaller law firms that are punching well above their weight in terms of work handled and services delivered.

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CLOSING SOON: ALB Asia 40 Under 40 2021
BY Asian Legal Business |

Submissions for ALB Asia’s annual 40 Under 40 list, which profiles the most accomplished lawyers in Asia under 40 years of age, will be closing soon.

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8th ALB Malaysia Law Awards celebrates legal industry’s luminaries
BY Aparna Sai |

The eighth edition of the Malaysia Law Awards, a virtual event held on July 22, honoured the work of the finest lawyers, firms and in-house teams in the country.

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SG: Former family court judge joins CNPLaw as partner
BY Aparna Sai |

Daniel Koh, who recently as a retired judge of Singapore’s Family Justice Court, has joined local firm CNPLaw as a partner.

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Ashurst bolsters R&I practice in Singapore with CC hire
BY Aparna Sai |

UK firm Ashurst has hired Robert Child as a partner in its restructuring, insolvency and special situations practice in Singapore from Clifford Chance, where he practiced for more than a decade.

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Latham, Khaitan, CAM advise on $453 mln Thailand-India power deal
BY Aparna Sai |

Latham & Watkins and Khaitan & Co have advised Thailand’s Global Renewable Synergy Company (GRSC) on its $453 million acquisition of a stake in Indian solar power company Avaada Energy, which was counselled by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

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Features and Analysis

India Top TMT/Fintech Lawyers 2021

In this inaugural list, we spotlight India’s top TMT/fintech lawyers, who have been selected based on their work, clients’ recommendations, and feedback from the market. A few of the lawyers have been profiled.

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Roundtable: Arbitration in India

Arbitration is becoming increasingly prominent in India’s legal sector, with courts and the government continuing to provide support. Lawyers say that while certain challenges still remain, the sector will continue to grow in…

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PASL Wind Solutions Judgment Could Give India Arbitration Lift-Off

In a groundbreaking decision on April 20, the Supreme Court clarified that two Indian parties can arbitrate in a non-Indian forum. The outcome of PASL Wind Solutions v. GE Power Conversion India has confirmed that entities can…

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‘We believe in providing services to clients at their doorsteps’

Established in 1911, Khaitan & Co is one of India’s oldest firms. A domestic giant, it recently decided to expand its presence overseas with an office in Singapore. Haigreve Khaitan, senior partner at Khaitan, tells ALB why…

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Helping Hand

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on, employers are buckling in for another year of this strange ‘new normal.’ A number of firms have adapted the way they work, going above and beyond and placing a greater emphasis on…

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ALB Malaysia Rising Stars 2021

The Malaysian legal industry has been seeing young lawyers making their mark in the market by setting high standards and achieving results for their clients. In this annual list, ALB spotlights lawyers 40 years of age who are…

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