India’s IndusLaw hires PE/VC partner in Mumbai

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s IndusLaw has recruited finance specialist Siddharth Manchanda as a partner in Mumbai from local boutique Algo Legal.

India’s Singh & Associates hires head of indirect tax

BY Aparna Sai |

India law firm Singh & Associates has named Smita Singh as the firm’s new head of indirect tax practice in Gurugram. She joins from Ashok Dhingra Associates, where she was a partner.

Asia Appointments: Week of August 10

BY Rowena Muñiz |

R&P China grows practice, Singh & Associates hires indirect tax specialist, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments table.

Ince welcomes dispute resolution expert in HK from Han Kun’s associated firm

BY Kristen Liu 刘诗宇 |

Ince has hired dispute resolution and litigation lawyer Bonita Chan as a partner in its Hong Kong office.

HK: A&O loses 4th partner since June as Gibson Dunn nabs tech specialist

BY Aparna Sai |

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has appointed technology transactions partner Connell O’Neill in the firm’s Hong Kong office from Allen & Overy.

K&L Gates snaps up PE trio in Hong Kong from exiting Orrick

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. firm K&L Gates has strengthened its Hong Kong office with the hire of Sook Young Yeu, Scott Peterman and William Ho as partners in its integrated funds and private equity practice from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Withers lands disputes team from Oon & Bazul

BY Aparna Sai |

UK-headquartered firm Withers has expanded its litigation and arbitration practice in Singapore with the hire of partner Chenthil Kumarasingam  and his team from Oon & Bazul.

HK: Loeb & Loeb launches trusts practice with SH team

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. firm Loeb & Loeb has launched a trusts and estates practice in Hong Kong after hiring partners Erik Wallace and Laurence Ho and associates Sarah Lai and Letao Tao from Stephenson Harwood.

SG: Former Rajah & Tann litigator joins Cavenagh Law

BY Aparna Sai |

Cavenagh Law, the Singapore formal law alliance of Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance, has appointed Paul Tan as a partner in its cross-border litigation practice from Big Four firm Rajah & Tann. He will officially start on Sept. 1.

Asia Appointments: Week of July 27

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Grandall makes 12 partner hires across China, Simmons grows VC practice, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments table.