Partner Moves & Promotions 6/29/12

by: Stephen Oliwa

Posted on June 29, 2012 at 8:06 PM



       Clyde & Co Appoints New PartnerClyde & Co has named Michael Horn a partner in the firm’s Singapore office. Horn’s 20 years of experience comes from serving as managing director and associate general counsel of Financial Security Assurance Inc and as head of Coudert Brothers’ Jakarta and Singapore offices,...

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Partner Moves & Promotions 5/11/12

by: Melissa Katsoris

Posted on May 11, 2012 at 9:05 PM



       Dewey & LeBoeuf Leaders Decide to Leave FirmTwo of Dewey & LeBoeuf’s four leaders, Richard Shutran and Jeffery Kessler have decided to leave the firm due to the firm’s preparation for mass layoffs of employees and junior lawyers. Shutran, the co-chair of Dewey’s corporate department, is leaving to join O’...

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Partner Moves - 11/1/2010

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Posted on November 2, 2010 at 8:11 PM



Winston & Strawn LLP has hired Jem Li as managing partner of its Beijing office in expansion of its China transactional capabilities. Having practiced in China since 2004, Li is known as one of China’s most active international lawyers, and has advised various mining rights investments globally. Li has experience in...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 8/18/2010

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Posted on August 18, 2010 at 5:08 PM



K&L Gates has bolstered its corproate practice by adding W Rose Zhu to its Beijing office. Zhu, who is leaving Allen & Overy LLP, recently led the team that advised on the global offering of common shares by the Agricultural Bank of China Limited, the world's largest IPO in 2010. Zhu possesses extensive experien...

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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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Deal Watch- 4/27/2010

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Posted on April 27, 2010 at 5:04 PM



Winston & Strawn has advised AIF Capital, an Asia-based independent private equity firm, with its negotiation with UK-listed media group Aegis Group plc regarding Aegis' strategic investment of around US$50 million in Charm Communications Inc. AIF Capital is an existing preferred shareholder in Charm Communications ...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 4/14/2010

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Posted on April 14, 2010 at 4:04 AM



Winston & Strawn has enticed four litigation lawyers from Orrick’s Hong Kong office to join its ranks. Partner Adrian Yip, past of the 2005 launch team for Orrick’s office in Hong Kong, has moved to Winston & Strawn and also brought fellow litigation associates Philip Kwok, Cliff Mok and Genevieve Ku with him. T...

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Deal Watch - 12/23/09

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Posted on December 23, 2009 at 7:12 PM



Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP advised Wai Yuen Tong Medicine on a securities exchange partial offer that has increased its share in LeRoi Holdings from 29 percent to 49 percent. The company acquired 1.464 billion shares from the other Leroi Holdings shareholders.--Freshfields represented the underwriters of the US$...

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Partner Moves & Promotions - 12/02/09

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Posted on December 3, 2009 at 4:12 AM



Linklaters' Asia managing partner Zili Shao will leave the firm at the end of January to become chairman and CEO of JP Morgan's China businesses.  He has been Asia managing partner since May, when after an election he replaced Giles White.Shao specializes in M&A and private equity investments, and in his new positio...

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Obama Tours Asia with Focus on Opening Foreign Markets

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Posted on November 19, 2009 at 3:11 AM



As part of President Barack Obama's current tour of Asia, he is sending the message that the US wants more open trade with countries like China. That message resonates strongly with US law firms and lawyers who are interested in pursuing business opportunities in China - but with more assurances that their investments o...

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