Mumbai: CAM national funds head moves in-house

BY Aparna Sai |

Shagoofa Rashid Khan, the head of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas’ (CAM) national funds and investments practice, has left the firm to join the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) in Mumbai as its group general counsel.

HFW beefs up disputes in HK with hire from Li & Partners

BY Aparna Sai |

HFW has expanded its disputes practice in Hong Kong with the addition of Karen Cheung as a partner from Li & Partners.

Delhi: L&L hires, loses litigation partner

BY Aparna Sai |

The Delhi office of Indian law firm L&L Partners has hired litigator Mohit Bakshi as a partner from J Sagar Associates (JSA), and also seen the exit of litigation partner Manmeet Singh to Saraf and Partners.

Indonesian boutique GHP adds partner from Makarim

BY Aparna Sai |

Indonesia’s Guido Hidayanto & Partners (GHP) has added commercial lawyer Yohanes Masengi as a partner in Jakarta from Makarim & Taira S, where he worked for more than 15 years.

More disputes hires for Withers in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

Withers has boosted its litigation and international arbitration practice in Hong Kong with the hire of two lawyers from Bird & Bird, including partner Michael Chik.

SG: First female QC joins Attorney-General’s Chambers

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

Kirkland HK partner joins Latham in SG

BY Aparna Sai |

Michael D. Rackham, a former corporate partner at Kirkland & Ellis, has joined Latham & Watkins in Singapore as a counsel.

Bangkok: Tilleke grows corp practice with hire from in-house

BY Aparna Sai |

Thailand-headquartered Tilleke & Gibbins has hired Derrick Khoo as a partner in Bangkok from Myanmar-focused conglomerate Marga Group, where he was general counsel.

SPB picks up commodities duo from HFW in Singapore, Australia

BY Aparna Sai |

Squire Patton Boggs has hired commodities lawyers Ivan Chia and Hazel Brewers as partners from HFW in Singapore and Brisbane, respectively.

McDermott adds 3 more from SPB to newly opened SG office

BY Aparna Sai |

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.

SG: Morgan Lewis investment management co-head joins K&L

BY Aparna Sai |

K&L Gates’ Singapore office has added funds specialist Ed Bennett as a partner in Singapore from Morgan Lewis Stamford.

HK: Walkers hires restructuring specialist from Mayer Brown

BY Aparna Sai |

Offshore law firm Walkers has added Tom Pugh as a partner in Hong Kong from Mayer Brown.