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U.S. firm Reed Smith has expanded its Singapore office with the hire of six lawyers from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP), including partners Manoj Purushothaman and Simon Spells.
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Capital markets specialist Mengyu Lu has left Sidley Austin to rejoin Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in Hong Kong.
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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, India’s third-largest law firm, has expanded in Mumbai with the hire of partners Lalan Gupta from Dhruve Lildhar & Co. and Amruta Kelkar from Economic Laws Practice.
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Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas real estate partner Mridul Kumbalath has left the firm to join rival Trilegal as a partner in Bengaluru.
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Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (AMT) is set to become the first Japan Big Four Four to allow foreign lawyers to become equity partners after it launched a foreign law joint enterprise.
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Legal counsel in the banking, funds and technology sectors are among the highest paid in-house lawyers in Singapore, according to Robert Walters’ Annual Salary Survey 2021.
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Andrew Powner, managing partner of Hong Kong law firm Haldanes, talks about a how a football team influenced his decision to join the firm, why his management style might be like the United Nations, and the prescience of his grandmother’s words.
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UK firm Withers has grown its family law practice in Singapore with the additions of partner Ivan Cheong and senior associate Shaun Ho. Both join from local firm Harry Elias Partnership.
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India’s IndusLaw has hired yet another partner in Delhi, with the addition of corporate specialist Pratyush Khurana from Link Legal India Law Services, where he was an associate partner.
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Peter Zaman, formerly the managing partner of Reed Smith’s Singapore office, has joined HFW as a senior partner.