HFW has expanded its disputes practice in Hong Kong with the addition of Karen Cheung as a partner from Li & Partners.
Sapna Jhangiani QC has joined Singapore’s Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) as an international legal counsel. She will represent AGC as an advocate, and train its officers in advocacy.
Thailand-headquartered Tilleke & Gibbins has hired Derrick Khoo as a partner in Bangkok from Myanmar-focused conglomerate Marga Group, where he was general counsel.
Squire Patton Boggs has hired commodities lawyers Ivan Chia and Hazel Brewers as partners from HFW in Singapore and Brisbane, respectively.
Chicago-headquartered McDermott Will & Emery (MWE) has hired three more lawyers from Squire Patton Boggs to its recently launched Singapore office, including partner Alfred Chia.
K&L Gates’ Singapore office has added funds specialist Ed Bennett as a partner in Singapore from Morgan Lewis Stamford.