It Can’t Hurt To Ask: 12 Questions You Should Ask Any Potential International Recruiter

by: Dawn P. Robertson, Esq.

Posted on June 18, 2017 at 8:06 AM



Although thousands of attorneys will work with a recruiter this year, most will spend less time evaluating recruiters than they do researching airfares on the Internet or on Facebook.  A recruiter should play a much larger role in the job-search process than simply relaying information about opportunities, especially wh...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 11/21/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on November 22, 2012 at 12:11 AM



Latham Bolsters Singapore PracticeLatham & Watkins added Sharon Lau and Michael Tardif to its corporate law practice in Singapore. Ms. Lau has expertise in representing issuers and underwriters in U.S. and international securities transactions. She also has a lot of experience with IPOs and M&A’s in Asia. Mr. Ta...

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Office Openings 8/17/2012

by: Sujin Park

Posted on August 20, 2012 at 6:08 PM



Ryan Lawyers Opens its Office in SingaporeAustralian law firm Ryan Lawyers that specializes in real estate, hotels, tourism and construction, opened an office in Singapore. The firm hired Tien Gui Kohh, who has worked in corporate and commercial transaction business in international hotel corporations such as Jumeirah a...

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Emerging Markets: The Rise of Singapore and What it Means for Expanding Law Firms

by: Ardavan Sepehr

Posted on July 16, 2012 at 5:07 PM



Singapore’s ascent in the global market has helped paved the way for international law firms looking to expand in Southeast Asia.  In a move to further liberalize legal practices, the Singapore Ministry of Law has decided to open up a second round of applications for the Qualifying Foreign Law Practice (QFLP) license.  ...

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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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Deal Watch 5/18/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 18, 2012 at 5:05 PM



       Advent Lawyers and Balance Legal MergerAdvent Lawyers and Balance Legal have plans to merge on July 1, 2012. The combined firms will be renamed AdventBalance and will have four offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and Singapore and plan to open a fifth office in Brisbane later this year. Balance Legal founder and...

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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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Partner Moves & Promotions 4/20/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 20, 2012 at 7:04 PM



       BLP Promotes Singapore PartnerMarius Toime was promoted to finance partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner’s (BLP) Singapore office, one promotion out of 10 worldwide at BLP. Toime is a specialist in natural resources, energy, infrastructure, and project finance. He has experience with M&A, asset finance, and ener...

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Deal Watch 4/13/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 13, 2012 at 7:04 PM



       China Development Financial Holdings Takeover and MergerTaiwan’s China Development Financial Holdings offered $1.8 billion to take over KGI Securities. They plan to merge KGI with its own brokerage unit, Grand Cathay Securities.   This bid is also an effort to create an investment bank with a number one or two ma...

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Office Openings 4/12/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on April 12, 2012 at 8:04 PM



       Squire Sanders Set for Singapore LaunchAfter securing a license from Singapore’s Attorney General’s Chambers, Squire Sanders is ready to launch their Singapore office.  Ignatius Hwang will head the new office with the support of three lawyers joining from Bryan Cave’s Singapore office. The new office will focus o...

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