White & Case, HHP, Hiswara feature in $2.3 bln Indonesia-Thailand bank deal

BY Aparna Sai |

White & Case has advised Thailand’s Bangkok Bank on its $2.3 billion acquisition of an 89 percent stake in Indonesia’s PT Bank Permata from Standard Chartered Bank and PT Astra International.

Third-party funder Woodsford adds new consultant in Singapore

BY Aparna Sai |

UK-headquartered Woodsford Litigation Funding has hired Franca Ciambella as a consultant in Singapore.Founded in 2010, Woodsford provides litigation financing solutions to businesses, individuals and…

Mumbai: Former CAM litigator joins Link Legal

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Link Legal has welcomed dispute resolution specialist Bhalchandra Palav as a partner  in Mumbai from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, where he was a principal associate.

India: Ex-Nishith Desai lawyers launch corp boutique

BY Aparna Sai |

Former Nishith Desai Associates lawyers Karan Kalra and Dipanshu Singhal have launched a boutique firm called Bombay Law Chambers (BLC) in Mumbai.

Hong Kong's Hugill & Ip taps corp partner from Oldham

BY Aparna Sai |

Hong Kong boutique firm Hugill & Ip has added Jade Tang as a partner in its corporate and commercial practice from Oldham, Li & Nie (OLN), where she worked for more than a decade.

Malaysia’s LAW Partnership gets IP/tech partner from Shearn

BY Aparna Sai |

Malaysian firm LAW Partnership has appointed intellectual property and technology specialist Ameet Kaur Purba as a partner in Kuala Lumpur from Shearn Delamore & Co.

India’s Link Legal adds second senior hire from SAM in a month

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Link Legal has welcomed back corporate specialist Namita Das as partner in Delhi from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, where she was a counsel.

Bakers continues HK expansion with Kirkland partner

BY Aparna Sai |

Baker McKenzie has hired private equity specialist Derek Poon as a partner in Hong Kong from Kirkland & Ellis where he worked for over eight years.

Mumbai: Trilegal boosts financial regulatory practice with CAM duo

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Trilegal has boosted its corporate practice with the hire of Cryil Amarchand Mangaldas partners Shruti Rajan and Garima Joshi in Mumbai. Both specialise in financial regulation.

SG: Ashurst adds second partner from A&G in a month

BY Aparna Sai |

London-headquartered Ashurst has added financial regulations lawyer Evan Lam as a partner in Singapore from Big Four firm Allen & Gledhill, the former’s second lateral partner hire from the…