Partner Moves & Promotions 11/21/12

Posted on November 22, 2012 at 12:11 AM

Latham Bolsters Singapore Practice

Latham & 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. Tardif has been promoted to counsel. He specializes in project finance with a focus on the Asian, as well as US and Australian markets. His expertise stretches to general banking and finance, leveraged acquisitions, and structured finance transactions.

DLA hires Counsel in Singapore

DLA Pieper has added Erwin Purba as a special counsel in its Singapore office. Mr. Purba comes to the firm from media operator Astro. His expertise in TMT and broadcasting comes from 17 years of experience with his former company in Southeast Asia. He also has transactional experience in FDI, joint ventures, and M&A.

Mayer Brown promotes 3 new partners in HK

In Hong Kong, Mayer Brown JSM has promoted Alan Chiu, Ashley Wong, and Wilson Wong to partnership in HK. Chiu has expertise in IP in Hong Kong and China. He recently advised Norwich Pharmacal in negotiations with China’s State Food and Drug Administration. Ashley Wong specializes in aviation banking and finance. Wilson Wong has represented Hong Kong based banks in lending transactions. He also focuses on real-estate financing.

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