ALB Japan and SE Law Awards 2011 - Nominees

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Posted on April 29, 2011 at 3:04 PM



ALB has announced the nominees for the ALB Japan Law Awards 2011, which will take place June 22, 2011 in Tokyo. For details on the event, click here.Of the nominees, Japan's Big Four law firms - Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu and Nishimura & Asahi - vie f...

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Deal Watch - 4/28/2011

by: Ira Handa

Posted on April 28, 2011 at 3:04 PM



Weil, Gotshal & Manges has represented global private equity firm Providence Equity Partners in respect of their investment of approximately US$58 million in a mix of primary and secondary investment in UFO Moviez India Ltd, the world's largest satellite based Digital Cinema Service and the only company in the world...

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Upcoming Events – AABA Summer Law Clerk Reception & Webinar

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Posted on April 19, 2011 at 7:04 PM



AABA's 24th ANNUAL SUMMER LAW CLERK RECEPTION - JUNE 23, 2011The event provides a great forum for Bay Area law students and attorneys to meet or catch up with one another, and also recognizes this year's AABA grant recipients. Last year they had nearly 200 people in attendance and hope to have an even better turn out in...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 4/13/2011

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Posted on April 13, 2011 at 4:04 PM



Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, and Garrison have strengthened their practice capabilities in China. This has been accomplished with the addition of Gary Li to the firm’s China Practice management team. Li, a corporate partner based in the firm’s Hong Kong office, concentrates on a large scale of China-related transactio...

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Office Openings - 4/12/2011

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Posted on April 12, 2011 at 3:04 PM



Marine firm Ince & Co is moving into the domestic Singaporean market, consolidating an alliance with local firm Incisive Law. According to the firm, the launch of Ince Law Alliance anticipates offering Singaporean and English legal advice, and represents clients in both the Singapore Courts and in domestic and inter...

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Partner Moves - 2/15/2011

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Posted on March 15, 2011 at 7:03 PM



Morrison & Foerster announced that that leading international tax Partner, Eric Roose, will join the firm's Tokyo office. Mr. Roose will be moving from White & Case's Tokyo office along with a tax team that includes: Of Counsel Michael Shikuma and two Japanese tax specialists (zeirishi), Yasuo Igarashi and Tak...

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Paul Hastings Partner Wins ILO Award

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Posted on March 14, 2011 at 6:03 PM



Paul Hastings announced that Beijing Partner David Livdahl has won International Law Office's (ILO) prestigious Client Choice Award 2011 for "China Corporate Lawyer of the Year".Mr. Livdahl is currently the Chair of the Beijing office and a partner in the firm's Corproate Department. He has extensive experience advisin...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 2/11/2011

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Posted on February 11, 2011 at 7:02 PM



Ropes & Gray has assigned Geoffrey Chan, former counsel member of O'Melveny & Myers as a partner in the private investment funds group in the Hong Kong office. Ropes & Gray seeks to strengthen its resources ahead of its anticipated Shanghai debut. Chan specializes on the generation of the US dollar-denominat...

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Asia Hiring Trends

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on December 17, 2010 at 4:12 PM



Cypress has good news to report: The Year of the Tiger may have started out with a yawn, but it certainly is nearing the end with a roar and a sharp increase in both associate and partner opportunities in the last two quarters of 2010.   Many firms have remained committed in terms of hiring in the region and have been i...

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UPDATED: Leverage Firms’ Willingness to Negotiate, Get the Best Expat Package in Asia

by: Joshua Flagg

Posted on December 16, 2010 at 7:12 PM



Following the last two years of salary freezes and lowered bonus structures, ex-pat packages in China and Japan have become a hot topic among U.S. and U.K. attorneys looking to relocate from the U.S. and U.K. to Asia. The top firms have weathered the economic crisis just fine according to data gathered by ALB Legal News...

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