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