Commercial litigation partner leaves Clyde after 9 months, moves to HSF

BY Aparna Sai |

​​​​​​​Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has welcomed back litigator Rachael Shek as a partner in Hong Kong from Clyde & Co.

SG: White & Case adds M&A partner from India’s AZB

BY Aparna Sai |

Private equity funds and M&A specialist Sayak Maity has joined U.S. law firm White & Case as a partner in Singapore from India’s AZB & Partners.

IndusLaw lands M&A specialist from SAM in Mumbai

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s IndusLaw has hired corporate expert Faraz Khan as a partner in the firm’s Mumbai office from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas.

HK: Ashurst strengthens global markets team with A&O hire

BY Aparna Sai |

UK firm Ashurst has strengthened its global markets practice with the hire of Jessica Li as a partner in Hong Kong from Magic Circle firm Allen & Overy, where she was a counsel.

DLA nabs cap markets specialist from HSF in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

DLA Piper had added George Wu as a partner in Hong Kong from Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was an of counsel.

SG: K&S gets corporate specialist from Skadden

BY Aparna Sai |

​​​​​​​U.S. firm King & Spalding has recruited Parveet Singh Gandoak as a partner in Singapore from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where he was a counsel.

Freshies’ Asia sanctions head joins Ashurst as partner in Tokyo

BY Aparna Sai |

UK firm Ashurst has hired Alexander Dmitrenko as a partner in Tokyo from Magic Circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was head of Asia sanctions.

Argus Partners adds corporate expert from AZB

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Argus Partners has hired Prashanth Sabeshan as a partner in the firm’s corporate and infrastructure practice in Bengaluru from AZB & Partners.

CC hires DCM partner in Hong Kong from Shearman

BY Kristen Liu 刘诗宇 |

Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance has hired debt markets specialist Alan Yeung as a partner in its Hong Kong office from Shearman & Sterling.

Hunton Andrews Kurth expands energy team with Tokyo hire

BY Reuters |

Hunton Andrews Kurth has snapped up a project finance partner from Hogan Lovells in Tokyo as it continues expanding its global energy and infrastructure team.

A&G gets new private wealth co-head from JP Morgan

BY Aparna Sai |

​​​​​​​Allen & Gledhill, Singapore’s largest law firm, has hired Goh Eng Cher as co-head of the firm’s private wealth practice from JP Morgan.

HK: Swartz Binnersley shutters, founders find homes at DLA, Anjie

BY Aparna Sai |

Hong Kong law firm Swartz, Binnersley & Associates has closed down after about three years of operation, with its two founders, Kristi Swartz and Nigel Binnersley, moving to DLA Piper and Hauzen respectively.