K&L Gates Tokyo Hires Ten From Clifford Chance

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Posted on May 25, 2011 at 4:05 PM



K&L Gates' Tokyo offices has hired several lawyers from Clifford Clifford. Overall, three partners and seven other lawyers have changed offices including Keiji Isaji, whose work includes civil, commercial, criminal, financial services, advising on media and aviation disputes, in addition to litigation about Japan's...

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Simpson Thacher to launch Hong Kong law practice

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Posted on May 9, 2011 at 7:05 PM



Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has announced it will launch a Hong Kong law practice later this year. According to the press release, the firm will bring on partners Celia Lam and Christopher Wong, currently at the Hong Kong offices of Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, respectively.The firm hopes the launc...

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K&L Gates Adds 10 in Tokyo

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Posted on May 9, 2011 at 7:05 PM



K&L Gates has expanded its Tokyo office with the recent addition of ten lawyers from Clifford Chance. Partners Keiji Asaji, Atushi Yamashita and Naoki Watanabe will make the move to K&L Gates, along with counsels Noriko Annen, Tsuguhito Omagari, Noriaki Tanimoto, and Junko Okawa, as well as three associates.The...

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Pay Gaps Widen In Major Law Firms

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Posted on February 28, 2011 at 6:02 PM



This week Washington litigator Jamie Wareham left Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in favor of an annual salary of $5 million at DLA Piper, a significant pay raise. This recent hire is part of a growing trend on the part of major law firms of dedicating the majority of their resources to the strategic hiring of pro...

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Partner Moves and Promotions: 2010 Year in Review

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on December 16, 2010 at 6:12 PM



With dozens of partner moves and a wealth of promotions, 2010 has had its fair share of activity on the senior level.  The following is a list of some of the major partner moves and promotions, over the past six months, throughout Asia and the Middle East.Beijing/ShanghaiJuly*Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton L...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 9/2/2010

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Posted on September 2, 2010 at 6:09 PM



Allen & Overy has relocated London partner Gary McLean to Hong Kong and has named him head of the firm's Asia-Pacific corporate practice. The move underscores the firm's expanded corporate presence across Asia, which includes their recent office openings in Jakarta and Australia. Mr. McLean, who has been with A&am...

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Asia Jobs of the Week - 7/29/2010

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Posted on July 29, 2010 at 8:07 PM



Mid-Level Corporate Associate - Hong Kong The Hong Kong office of this elite firm is seeking a mid-level associate with at least two years of practical post-qualification experience handling public offerings and general corporate matters. Ideal candidates possess Hong Kong qualifications and fluent Mandarin language ski...

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Asia Jobs of the Week - 7/8/2010

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Posted on July 8, 2010 at 4:07 PM



Managing Partner - Hong KongThis global law firm is looking for a partner with substantial experience in corporate private equity or in real estate with a mainland China-focused practice for its Hong Kong office. Prefer candidates with on the ground experience, a significant book of business and outstanding reputation ...

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Asia Jobs of the Week - 6/16/2010

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Posted on June 16, 2010 at 10:06 PM



China Practice Partner - Los AngelesThis top US firm is looking for a China-related partner with corporate, dispute resolution and/or IP experience for it Los Angeles office. This firm has a strong Shanghai and LA based China practice. With a focus on both China and Japan, the firm is looking for a partner to act as a...

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Asia Jobs of the Week - 6/11/2010

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Posted on June 11, 2010 at 9:06 PM



Corporate Associates – China: BeijingThis top international firm is seeking corporate associates for its Beijing office. Candidates must be dedicated workers with an ability to provide clients with excellent service. Must have outstanding academic credentials, work experience at a reputable firm, and excellent legal wri...

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