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Posted on March 30, 2012 at 9:03 PM

             Appleby Launches New Asia Litigation and Insolvency Team in Hong Kong

Appleby has unveiled a new litigation and insolvency team in Hong Kong that will be providing advice starting in early July. Partner Elliot Simpson and senior associate Joanne Collett will move to Hong Kong to work for this team. This team was created due to an increased demand for litigation and insolvency services among the firms Asia-based clientele.

            Covington Opening Seoul Office After Hiring Korean Partner

Covintgton & Burling has applied to open an office in Seoul after hiring corporate lawyer Willaim Park from Korean law firm Apex as a partner. Daniel Spiegel will also relocate to this office by of counsel from Washington, D.C. Park and Spiegel will co-head the office. Covington’s Seoul office will focus on intellectual property, regulatory issues, foreign policy, and general transactional work. It will advise on U.S. and EU Law involving outbound investments in the Middle East and Latin American, and international arbitration.

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