Singapore Accepting Applications for QFLP licenses

by: Audrey Yung

Posted on December 6, 2012 at 10:12 PM



Those in the Asian legal world are waiting for the Singaporean Attorney General’s announcement of firms that are approved for a Qualifying Foreign Law Practices (QFLP) license in Singapore.  The first of group of firms permitted to practice local law in December, 2008 were Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Herbert Smi...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 8/3/2012

by: Ardavan Sepehr

Posted on August 3, 2012 at 8:08 PM



Jun He Hires Counsel For Beijing OfficeAsian law firm, Jun He, has hired former Zhong Lun senior international counsel, Edward Williams, as their new counsel for their Beijing Office.   Williams formerly worked as a managing partner for Baker & Daniel’s China practice from 2003-2005, where he specialized in mergers ...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 6/29/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on June 29, 2012 at 8:06 PM



       Clyde & Co Appoints New PartnerClyde & Co has named Michael Horn a partner in the firm’s Singapore office. Horn’s 20 years of experience comes from serving as managing director and associate general counsel of Financial Security Assurance Inc and as head of Coudert Brothers’ Jakarta and Singapore offices,...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 6/22/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on June 22, 2012 at 4:06 PM



       RHT Law Taylor Wessing 2 New HiresRHT hired Govindarajalu Asokan and Mimi Oh. Asokan is a very experienced shipping lawyer, with 33 years of experience in commercial litigation, shipping, arbitration, tax, banking and various business transactions. Oh has 18 years of experience in litigation and ran her own pract...

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New Markets For Project Finance In the Far East as China and Japan Invest In Infrastructure

by: Alexander Bruski

Posted on June 8, 2012 at 9:06 PM



                               ChinaOn the 6th of June 2012, Slaughter and May took lead role in a $10.3 billion deal for the construction of a railway connecting Hong Kong to the New Territories. This mandate is only the latest in a long series of new megaprojects being started in Asia in the past 5 years.  China is cu...

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Representative Partner Moves and Promotions: 2011 Year in Review

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Posted on December 21, 2011 at 8:12 AM



With many moves and promotions at the senior level and partner level so far this year, there has certainly been a shakeup in the makeup of many of the top firms in Asia and the Middle East. Let’s see what has happened since June. [To see January through June 2011 Partner Moves see: Representative Partner Moves & Pro...

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Partner Moves — 12/8/10

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Posted on December 8, 2010 at 5:12 PM



Andrew Roberts accepted a position with energy company Fontenergy. Roberts, who was Linklaters’ former managing partner for Asia for the past ten years, has been working with the company since its foundation in 2006. During his years of practice, he has developed expertise in the areas of international capital markets a...

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Partner Moves - 10/24/2010

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Posted on October 26, 2010 at 7:10 PM



Allen & Overy has poached Harun Reksodiputro from Baker & McKenzie-affiliated Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners (HHP) to join A&O-affiliated Daniel Ginting Law Firm (DGLF) as a corporate partner in Jakarta. Reflecting an expansion in its Jakarta operation, A&O’s new hire comes just three months after...

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Partner Moves & Promotions- 8/8/10

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Posted on August 9, 2010 at 2:08 AM



Clifford Chance litigation partner Denis Brock is leaving the firm after nearly 25 years to join Australian leader Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Hong Kong. The new role will mark Brock's third spell in Hong Kong after he spent five years in the region with CC from 1987 and 1992, before taking on the leadership of the magi...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 4/28/2010

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Posted on April 28, 2010 at 11:04 PM



Lovells has promoted 21 new partners across its offices, the largest number of its lawyers promoted to partner since 2007 when it made up 13 lawyers to partner, before it rebrands and merges with US firm Hogan & Hartson in May. Six of the new partners are from Asia and the Middle East. The new partners will be offic...

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