Partner Moves & Promotions 6/15/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on June 15, 2012 at 8:06 PM



        New PE Counsel at Paul Weiss HKSpencer Park has joined Paul Weiss’ Hong Kong office as counsel to their private equity and M&A team. Park was previously group general counsel and an executive director at Asia Pacific Land, a senior vice president of real estate finance Asia at Capmark Japan KK, counsel with ...

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New Markets For Project Finance In the Far East as China and Japan Invest In Infrastructure

by: Alexander Bruski

Posted on June 8, 2012 at 9:06 PM



                               ChinaOn the 6th of June 2012, Slaughter and May took lead role in a $10.3 billion deal for the construction of a railway connecting Hong Kong to the New Territories. This mandate is only the latest in a long series of new megaprojects being started in Asia in the past 5 years.  China is cu...

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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 8/8/2011

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Posted on August 8, 2011 at 5:08 PM



Jerry Koh, Eudora Tan, Lim Pek Bur, Chua Bor Jern, The Hoe Yue, Edward Tiong, partners at Allen & Gledhill advised the joint venture of CapitaCommercial Trust and Mitsubishi Estate Asia Pte Ltd. This deal helps redevelop Market Street Car Park into a commercial office and it costs over  S$1.4Billion (US$1.16Billion)...

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Deal Watch 7/15/11

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Posted on July 15, 2011 at 6:07 PM



Slaughter and May advised the Hong Kong Monetary Authority in their establishment of the Hong Kong Government’s Hong Kong dollar retail bond issueance program. The first issuance under the program includes up to $1.3billion in principal amount of inflation-linked “iBonds” due 2014. These iBonds pay a coupon linked to th...

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Partner Moves & Promotions- 6/30/10

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Posted on June 30, 2010 at 9:06 PM



Clifford Chance partner Nigel Wellings is set to relocate to Dubai at the end of June, as the magic circle firm moves to boost its corporate offering in the region. Wellings has spent his entire legal career with CC, having joined as a trainee in 1995, qualified as a solicitor in 1997 and joined the partner rank in 2006...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 5/21/2010

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Posted on May 21, 2010 at 2:05 PM



Jun He has hired three IP partners from leading US firms in preparation for opening a new office in Silicon Valley. Two of the new partners joining Jun He are James Zhu and Zoe Wang, who previously served as Beijing and Shanghai managing partners respectively of Seattle-based firm Perkins Coie. The third new partner is ...

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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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Partner Moves & Promotions - 4/2/2010

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Posted on April 2, 2010 at 11:04 PM



Stephenson Harwood has hired Audrey Shum to be a Hong Kong partner in the IP department. Shum previously worked at Clifford Chance for six years as a consultant and specializes in contentious and commercial IP work. Stephenson Harwood now has two partners in its Hong Kong IP practice. Shum commented: "I was presented wi...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 3/25/2010

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Posted on March 26, 2010 at 1:03 AM



Skadden has promoted Audrey Sokoloff to co-head of its Asia-Pacific practice. She currently heads the Tokyo office and its Asia -Pacific real estate and investment finance practice and will maintain both positions while joining Alan Schiffman in her new role. Sokoloff says that the “full-coordination of the firm’s Asia-...

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