Asia Market Update

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on November 15, 2013 at 10:11 PM



As the global economy continues to feel the effects of the 2008 recession, it faces both short and long-term challenges. But new and exciting opportunities are being created as the world’s markets walk the road to recovery. Southeast Asia has become an area of growth, attracting many firms and attorneys wishing to expan...

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Partner Move and Promotion Watch 7/28/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 30, 2013 at 1:07 AM



SingaporeSidley Austin has appointed Tju Liang Chua as partner in the firm’s international energy practice in Singapore. Chua has extensive experience in the energy and natural resources sectors. He advises clients on complex international cross-border transactions, including recently some of the most significant energy...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 6/30/2013

by: Jacob Hansen

Posted on July 1, 2013 at 6:07 PM



China China’s Zhong Lun Law Firm has hired Xu Changrong as a new partner for its Beijing headquarters. Xu Changrong was formerly a senior consultant with the Beijing office of Texas firm Baker Botts. A corporate lawyer who advises on mergers and acquisitions and foreign direct investment, especially in the energy sector...

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Deal Watch 06/01/13 -- 06/11/13

by: Amy Amornpongpisut

Posted on June 11, 2013 at 5:06 PM



*In chronological order  WongPartnership is acting as Singapore counsel for China New Town Development Company Ltd (CNTD) in respect of the proposed subscription of shares in CNTD by China Development Bank International Holdings Ltd, Zennon Capital Partners LP and New World Strategic Investment Ltd, and the proposed dis...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 05/10/13

by: Jiun-wen Teoh

Posted on May 11, 2013 at 12:05 AM



Baker & McKenzie appointed Amanda Turnill as a life sciences partner effective 6th May 2013. She comes from DLA Piper and will co-chair the firm’s Australian life sciences group, based in Sydney. Turnill has more than 20 years’ experience as a product liability litigator and regulatory specialist, having advised pha...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 05/02/13

by: Jiun-wen Teoh

Posted on May 3, 2013 at 8:05 PM



Gide Loyrette Nouel has strengthened its China practice with the appointment of Paul-Emmanuel Benachi as a partner in the firm's Shanghai office. Benachi has acquired considerable experience during his nine years of practicing law in China. Benachi is experienced in advising foreign companies investing in China. His pra...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 4/26/13

by: Jiun-wen Teoh

Posted on April 27, 2013 at 2:04 AM



Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer elected Tim Mak as a partner in its Asia dispute resolution based in Hong Kong. Mak has practiced in Hong Kong for 15 years and is regarded one of the leading financial services regulatory lawyers in Hong Kong. He specializes in bon contentious and non-contentious regulatory matters, with ...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 2/8/2013

by: Kavita Maini

Posted on February 9, 2013 at 5:02 AM



Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Rod Howell as a partner with its Singapore-based banking and finance practice. He has 20 years’ experience advising on financing in Asia, Australia, UK and US. Howell joins from Allens Arthur Robinson where he was the head of their Asian finance team specializing in asset and struct...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 2/1/2013

by: Kavita Maini

Posted on February 1, 2013 at 8:02 PM



DLA Piper has appointed international arbitration lawyer Yu Jin Tay as a partner in January 2013 to be based in Singapore. He joins the firm’s Asia Pacific litigation and regulatory practice and as co-chair of the firm's international arbitration practice. Yu Jin joins from Shearman & Sterling, where he led the inte...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 1/25/2013

by: Kavita Maini

Posted on January 25, 2013 at 10:01 PM



Kirkland & Ellis has announced that Frank Sun has rejoined the firm as a partner in the Hong Kong M&A Group. Sun joins from the Hong Kong office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. He focuses his practice on M&A, private equity and complex corporate transactions in China and across Asia. Clients...

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