Office Openings - 5/20/2010

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Posted on May 21, 2010 at 12:05 AM



Ropes and Gray has announced that it will be boosting its corporate offering to clients with interest in China by opening a new office in Shanghai. The firm currently advises international clients, including Chinese companies, from its offices in Hong Kong, Tokyo, London, and throughout the United States. The firm recen...

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Year in Review: Asia 2009

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on May 14, 2010 at 7:05 PM



The Rise of Asia Winston Churchill once said, "The longer you can look back, the farther you can look forward." According to a recent issue of The Economist, the new economic order is in fact a resurgence of a very old one.  For 18 of the last 20 centuries Asia has accounted for over half of the world's economic output....

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/13/2010

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Posted on May 13, 2010 at 5:05 PM



Clifford Chance has promoted five Asia-based lawyers to partner as part of its annual promotions.  Cameron Hassall (arbitration & commercial litigation, Hong Kong), Leng-Fong Lai (capital markets and structured finance, Tokyo), Ho Han Ming (funds & corporate, Singapore), James Abbott (dispute resolution & li...

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Deal Watch - 5/12/2010

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Posted on May 12, 2010 at 2:05 PM



Clifford Chance has advised JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs as underwriters in respect of the US $601 million top-up placement by COSCO Pacific Limited, a major container terminal operator in Hong Kong.  The funds will be used to support the company's US$520 million acquisition of an additional 13.7 percent stake in the Yan...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/4/2010

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Posted on May 4, 2010 at 9:05 AM



Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has hired Maurice Hoo as a partner and co-head of the firm’s global Private Equity practice. Hoo was a partner at Paul Hastings for five years before this and had headed the China private equity practice there. He brings with him a client base comprised of some of the world’s top e...

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Asia Jobs of the Week - 4/30/2010

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Posted on April 30, 2010 at 7:04 PM



Corporate Partner Opportunity - Tokyo Position: The Tokyo office is seeking a corporate partner with at least $2 million in portable business.  Read more...Senior Fund Formation Lawyer - Hong KongPosition: This firm is seeking a Senior Fund Formation lawyer with at least six years experience. Strong academics and experi...

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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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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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Asia Jobs of the Week - 4/22/2010

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Posted on April 22, 2010 at 2:04 PM



Mid-Level M&A Associate - TokyoPosition:  A top UK firm is looking for an outstanding mid-level corporate associate with good M&A experience at their Tokyo office.  Candidates should be hands on and have the ability to lead deals.  Read more...2-4 Years Real Estate Attorney - Hong KongPosition: This leading inte...

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Asia Jobs of the Week - 4/7/2010

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Posted on April 7, 2010 at 2:04 PM



3-6th Year Financial Services Lawyer - Hong KongPosition:  The Hong Kong office of this law firm is seeking an associate with Hong Kong/Common Law or US qualification.  Read More...Mid-level General Corporate Associate - ShanghaiPosition:  A global firm is looking for a mid-level corporate associate with 4-7 years exper...

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