Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has welcomed back litigator Rachael Shek as a partner in Hong Kong from Clyde & Co.
The ninth edition of the ALB Law Awards, a virtual even held on Dec. 2, showcased the work of the finest lawyers, law firms, and in-house teams in the country.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Zhong Lun Law Firm have advised Chinese music platorm Cloud Village on its $421 million initial public offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with Davis Polk & Wardwell and JunHe counselling the joint sponsors and underwriters.
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.
British oil and gas company BP has chosen Ashurst, Baker McKenzie, Dentons, Pinsent Masons and Simmons & Simmons as its legal advisors in Singapore for the years 2022 to 2024. This marks the first time BP has assembled a panel specifically for Singapore.
Arent Fox and Schiff Hardin will merge in a deal set to take effect March 1, the pair said in a statement on Wednesday.
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.
On 1 November 2021, the legal profession in Singapore welcomed the bill tabled in the Singapore Parliament to allow for conditional fee arrangements (“CFAs”) in certain types of legal proceedings.
Allen & Overy is representing the government of Cambodia in the country’s first-ever treaty-based Investor-State Dispute Settlement case brought by two Chinese nationals who are being counselled by Hui Zhong Law Firm and Arent Fox, according to reports.