Partner Moves & Promotions - 11/11/09

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Posted on November 11, 2009 at 10:11 PM



Allen & Overy has enticed Mallesons’s Hong Kong-based white collar crime specialist Simon Clarke to join its Hong Kong office, however, the terms and timing of Clarke’s departure are still being discussed. He has been a partner with Mallesons since 2004 and concentrates on complex commercial litigation. With Simon ...

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Deal Watch - 11/10/09

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Posted on November 11, 2009 at 12:11 AM



Clifford Chance has represented Affinity Equity Partners in one of the private equity buyouts completed in China, its acquisition of a 94.2 percent stake in Beijing Leader & Harvest Electric Technologies Co Ltd, valued at US$200 million.  The stake was acquired through Beijing Leader & Harvest Electric Technolog...

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Deal Watch - 10/22/09

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Posted on October 22, 2009 at 8:10 PM



Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP assisted Merrill Lynch Far East Limited, as placing agent, in regards to the top-up placement of 80 million shares of Tianneng Power International Limited, and the placement of 30.8 million shares of Tianneng Power by management shareholders, collectively valued at about ...

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Deal Watch - 6/30/09

by: Tajah Patel

Posted on June 30, 2009 at 6:06 PM



Herbert Smith has advised on seven share placements, four of which were led by corporate partner John Moore from the Hong Kong office. They included:Advising Citi and Goldman Sachs as joint bookrunners on the placement of 120.29 million shares for Li & Fung Limited. The transaction was worth HK$2.68 billion.Advising...

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Office Opening - 6/2/09

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Posted on June 2, 2009 at 8:06 PM



Allen & Overy has launched an independent Singapore office after ending its 9 year alliance with Shook Lin & Bok around a month ago.  The Magic Circle firm has succesfully recruited all of the lawyers from Venture Law, who formerly had a joint venture with White & Case.  These recent hires boost their number...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/5/09

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Posted on May 5, 2009 at 7:05 PM



Herbert Smith has launched an insolvency and restructuring practice based in Hong Kong, which will be led by Michael Barker, formerly at Appleby.  Prior to his work at Appleby, Mr. Barker was the head of Freshfield’s Asia regional insolvency and restructuring group.DLA Piper is scheduled to bring on Pattie Walsh in Augu...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 4/09/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on April 9, 2009 at 10:04 PM



Fulbright & Jaworski has brought six attorneys to its Hong Kong office. These include three associates, one of counsel, and two partners (Stefan Ricketts and Richard Hill). Ricketts is experienced in different matters such as oil and gas and infrastructure development arenas, including public and private cross borde...

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Office Openings - 3/05/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on March 5, 2009 at 9:03 PM



K&L Gates has launched its office in Singapore, which is its fifth in Asia and makes a total of 70 Asia-based lawyers. The office will primarily focus on technology, transportation, energy, financial services, and investment funds practices. In the future, it plans to broaden into digital media, maritime practice ar...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 1/22/09

by: Aleena Khan

Posted on January 22, 2009 at 10:01 PM



Morrison & Foerster LLP’s Beijing office welcomes Sherry Yin as a partner in the firm’s corporate practice. Within China, Hong Kong and US markets, Yin is known for her forte in corporate structuring and restructuring, M&As, venture capital investments, and securities matters. Prior to Morrison & Foerster, ...

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