Partner Moves & Promotions 5/25/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 25, 2012 at 7:05 PM



       S&R Associates Promotes 2 PartnersS&R Associates have increased their number of partners from 5 to 7, promoting Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan in New Delhi and Bhakta Patnaik in Mumbai. Patnaik, previously an associate at Linklaters in Singapore, advises on capital markets, M&A, corporate and debt restructu...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 5/4/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 4, 2012 at 8:05 PM



       New Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher DubaiPeter Gray, previously at Dewey & LeBoeuf joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as a partner at their Dubai office. His focuses are English and international litigation, arbitration, and disputes specializing in disputes in the MENA region and Asia. He also has exp...

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Deal Watch 4/27/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 27, 2012 at 8:04 PM



       Sinopec Kantons Holdings AcquisitionSinopec Kantons Holding Ltd. acquired interests in five joint ventures in the PRC from its controlling shareholder, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation for HK$2.22 billion (US$286.1m). Sinopec Kantons also acquired a rights issue valued at HK$ 3.49 billion (US$449.8m). M...

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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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Deal Watch 10/28/11

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Posted on October 29, 2011 at 1:10 AM



Allen & Gledhill advised Fairmont Raffles Hotels International in the completion of the disposal of 100% of Beach Road Hotel which owned Raffles Hotel Singapore, worth around $275million. Raffles International entered into hotel management contracts with Beach Road Hotel, as a result of this sale. Advising Fairmont ...

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Partner Moves and Promotions 7/21/11

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Posted on July 21, 2011 at 7:07 PM



Reed Smith has hired Jay Yan, who previously was the head of Dorsey & Whitney’s Shanghai office, for their new Shanghai office which launched earlier in July.  Having worked in Shanghai for 15 years, Yan’s experience in M & A, foreign exchange control in China, litigation, regulatory and compliance matters, c...

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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 - 9/8/2010

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Posted on September 8, 2010 at 6:09 PM



Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker has hired former Goldman Sachs managing director, Steve Winegar, as a partner to its Hong Kong office. Winegar worked at Goldman Sachs for the 12 years. He started off in New York, and eventually, in 2005, moved on to lead the legal coverage team for investment banking, capital marke...

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Office Openings- 4/23/2010

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Posted on April 23, 2010 at 7:04 PM



Eversheds and NCTM are prepared to open new offices in China, looking to tap the potential of the country's legal market.Eversheds is ready to expand its practice in China with a new office in Beijing, following the three-year probationary period on its Shanghai office. Chinese law requires that international law firms ...

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Office Openings - 5/12/09

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Posted on May 12, 2009 at 8:05 PM



Eversheds is opening in Saudi Arabia in co-operation with the Hani Al Qurashi Law Firm.   The alliance will allow Eversheds to operate from offices in Riyadh and Jeddah.  Amjad Hussain, Evershed’s Head of Islamic banking will become the managing partner of the Riyadh office.  Eversheds already has offices in Doha and Ab...

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