Partner Moves & Promotions 12/21/2012

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on December 21, 2012 at 8:12 PM



Davis Polk & Wardwell appointed Martin Rogers and James Wadham as partners in Hong Kong. Rogers (English and Hong Kong law-qualified) will join from the Hong Kong office of Clifford Chance where he was the Asia-Pacific head of litigation and dispute resolution and the Asia-Pacific co-head of financial services regul...

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Partner Watch

by: William Wesley

Posted on December 18, 2012 at 2:12 PM



The global economy faces a number of short and long-term challenges in Europe and elsewhere.  That said, legal activity remains buoyant in Asia and there are many outstanding opportunities for partners considering a move as firms open new offices, replace departing partners or implement strategic hiring initiatives.Acco...

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Partner Moves and Promotions 12/14/12

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on December 14, 2012 at 10:12 PM



Davis Polk & Wardwell appointed partner Martin Rogers, former Clifford Chance Asia Pacific litigation and dispute resolution head and financial services co-head, to the firm’s capital markets and corporate focused Hong Kong office. He has spent over 22 years in Asia advising and working on complex regulatory enforce...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 12/07/12

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on December 8, 2012 at 12:12 AM



Debevoise & Plimpton  appointed Kevin Lloyd as a partner in its litigation practice. A partner of Herbert Smith Freehill since 1999, Lloyd has expertise over the many areas in commercial litigation, especially cross-border issues and the financial services industry, and has represented high-profile clients such as E...

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Asia: Finding the Right Recruiter

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on November 22, 2012 at 12:11 AM



Foreign firms are starting to proactively approach foreign universities seeking attorneys for their China offices. US and UK firms have always been eager to bring over bilingual expats from the US, UK and AUS. Over the last few years, firms have been increasingly focusing on attorneys with exposure in the US, UK or AUS,...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 11/21/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on November 22, 2012 at 12:11 AM



Latham Bolsters Singapore PracticeLatham & Watkins added Sharon Lau and Michael Tardif to its corporate law practice in Singapore. Ms. Lau has expertise in representing issuers and underwriters in U.S. and international securities transactions. She also has a lot of experience with IPOs and M&A’s in Asia. Mr. Ta...

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Office Openings 11/21/2012

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on November 22, 2012 at 12:11 AM



Stibbe opens in HKBenelux law firm Stibbe opened its doors in Hong Kong. It is the first Asian office the firm has opened. Stibbe hopes to enrich their Chinese clientele and expand into other countries in the region. Their focus will be on corporate law and tax advisory. They will advise on all matters relating to Dutch...

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Norton Rose Merges with Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

by: Sujin Park

Posted on November 15, 2012 at 12:11 AM



The London based Norton Rose will be merging with Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P, to form Norton Rose Fulbright beginning on June 1, 2013. One of the largest law firms in the United States with over 50 practices, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P has long been involved with energy work and health care. Steven Pfeiffer, cha...

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Partner Moves and Promotions 11/6/2012

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on November 6, 2012 at 11:11 PM



Jones Day appointed Matthew Skinner as partner in the Singapore office’s global disputes practice. With extensive experience in court and arbitration tribunals (SIAC, LMAA, ICC and CAS), mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, his practice emphasizes international arbitration, contractual disputes a...

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Office Openings 10/19/12

by: Kavita Maini

Posted on October 19, 2012 at 8:10 PM



Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is launching an office in Singapore which will focus on finance and corporate work and will leverage the island’s reputable arbitration center to focus on arbitration as well. The office opens on the back of client demand for assistance in Asia’s high growth markets and in the ASEAN genera...

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