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