Milbank bolsters HK cap markets practice with A&O hire

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. firm Milbank has recruited capital markets expert Liang (Alex) Tao as a partner in Hong Kong from Allen & Overy.

Paul Hastings lawyer joins Hill Dickinson in HK as equity cap markets co-head

BY Aparna Sai |

UK firm Hill Dickinson has hired YK Chan as partner and co-head of its equity capital markets team in Hong Kong from Paul Hastings, where he was an associate.

Hong Kong's Hugill & Ip taps corp partner from Oldham

BY Aparna Sai |

Hong Kong boutique firm Hugill & Ip has added Jade Tang as a partner in its corporate and commercial practice from Oldham, Li & Nie (OLN), where she worked for more than a decade.

Bakers continues HK expansion with Kirkland partner

BY Aparna Sai |

Baker McKenzie has hired private equity specialist Derek Poon as a partner in Hong Kong from Kirkland & Ellis where he worked for over eight years.

HK: Bakers strengthens finance practice with Shearman hire

BY Aparna Sai |

Baker McKenzie has appointed leveraged finance specialist Kenneth Ching as a partner in Hong Kong from Shearman & Sterling, where he was a counsel.

HK: Simmons snaps up finance lawyer from CC

BY Aparna Sai |

Simmons & Simmons has added financial markets specialist James Pedley as a partner in Hong Kong from Clifford Chance, where he was a foreign legal consultant.

Mayer Brown HK trio test positive for COVID-19

BY Aparna Sai |

Three lawyers from Mayer Brown’s Hong Kong office have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the firm. The lawyers recently returned from a business trip overseas, where they are thought to have…

HK: Ashurst boosts M&A practice with DLA hire

BY Aparna Sai |

Ashurst has added corporate lawyer Melody He-Chen as a partner in Hong Kong from DLA Piper.

Hong Kong judge warns of 'full force storm' over protest-hit city

BY Reuters |

One of Hong Kong’s most experienced judges has warned that a storm over the rule of law has “broken out in full force” in the protest-hit Asian financial hub, urging people to treasure the system.