Tokyo: M&A expert joins Latham from Nishimura

BY Aparna Sai |

Latham & Watkins has hired M&A specialist Hiroaki (Hiro) Takagi as a partner in Tokyo from Nishimura & Asahi, where he spent more than 15 years.

CAM adds funds partner in Mumbai from AZB

BY Aparna Sai |

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, India’s largest firm, has boosted its funds practice with the hire of Vivaik Sharma as a partner in Mumbai from AZB & Partners, where he was a counsel.

IndusLaw recruits tax disputes partner in Delhi

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s IndusLaw has hired tax disputes expert Shashi Mathews as a partner in Delhi from PDS Legal, where he was a director.

Delhi: Argus Partners nabs SAM disputes counsel

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Argus Partners has grown its disputes practice with the hire of Udit Mendiratta as a partner in Delhi from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, where he was a counsel.

WFW welcomes aboard BCLP’s Hong Kong aviation team

BY Aparna Sai |

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has lost its five-lawyer aviation team in Hong Kong, led by partners William Ho and Jackson Chow, to Watson Farley & Williams.

Asia Appointments: Week of January 11

BY Rowena Muñiz |

DLA Piper nabs arbitration expert from Quin Emanuel, round of promotions for Hogan Lovells, SAM, Simpson and Vidler, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments roundup.

White & Case adds debt finance partner in Tokyo from CC

BY Aparna Sai |

Global firm White & Case has continued to expand its debt finance practice in Asia with the addition of Clara Shirota as a partner in Tokyo. She joins from Clifford Chance, where she was a consultant.

Malaysia's Wong & Partners adds real estate partner from Zul Rafique

BY Aparna Sai |

Wong & Partners, a member of the Baker McKenzie network, has hired Ai Leen Tang as a partner in Kuala Lumpur from local competitor Zul Rafique & Partners, where she headed the corporate real estate practice group.

Hong Kong: DCM expert joins KWM from CC

BY Aparna Sai |

Debt capital markets specialist Yue Song has left Clifford Chance to join King & Wood Mallesons as a partner in Hong Kong.

Delhi: Khaitan nabs partners from HSA, Advaita Legal

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Khaitan & Co. has added Akshay Malhotra and Sudipta Bhattacharjee as partners in Delhi . While Malhotra was formerly with HSA Advocates, Bhattacharjee joins from Advaita Legal.

SG: Latham counsel duo join White & Case as projects partners

BY Aparna Sai |

White & Case has hired Tim Fourteau and Jamie Franklin as partners in Singapore from Latham & Watkins, where they were both counsel.

Asia Appointments: Week of January 4

BY Rowena Muñiz |

White & Case grows Asia practice, MoFo elevates 3 to partnership, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments roundup.