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L&S Mumbai commercial disputes head joins HSA
BY Aparna Sai |

India’s HSA Advocates has hired Vishal Lohire as a partner from Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (L&S), where he was a joint partner leading the firm’s Mumbai commercial dispute resolution team.

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Samvad welcomes former CAM director in Mumbai
BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Samvad Partners has hired corporate lawyer Jeeta Nayak as a partner in Mumbai from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, where she was a director.

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Seoul: Latham lands former CC Hong Kong partner
BY Aparna Sai |

Latham & Watkins has hired capital markets specialist Richard Lee as a partner in Seoul from the Hong Kong office of Clifford Chance.

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A&G, WongP advise on $1.65 bln sale of Singapore Press Holdings
BY Aparna Sai |

Allen & Gledhill has advised Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) on its S$2.24 billion ($1.65 billion) sale to conglomerate Keppel, which was counselled by WongPartnership.

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Cooley, W&C act on Indonesian lending platform’s $430 million SPAC listing
BY Aparna Sai |

Cooley has advised Indonesian buy now, pay later platform Kredivo on its parent company FinAccel’s planned $430 million NASDAQ listing via merger with VPC Impact Acquisition, which was represented by White & Case.

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Former A&O partner joins Nardello as EMEA regional head
BY Aparna Sai |

Investigative firm Nardello & Co has hired Barry Irwin as the regional head of its EMEA offering. Based in London, he joins from the Singapore office of Allen & Overy, where he worked for more than a decade.

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Ashurst grows in Jakarta with A&O hire
BY Aparna Sai |

Oentoeng Suria & Partners (OSP), Ashurst’s associate firm in Indonesia, has hired Dion Alfadya as a partner in Jakarta from Ginting & Reksodiputro, which operates in association with Allen & Overy.

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Features and Analysis

India Top TMT/Fintech Lawyers 2021

In this inaugural list, we spotlight India’s top TMT/fintech lawyers, who have been selected based on their work, clients’ recommendations, and feedback from the market. A few of the lawyers have been profiled.

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Roundtable: Arbitration in India

Arbitration is becoming increasingly prominent in India’s legal sector, with courts and the government continuing to provide support. Lawyers say that while certain challenges still remain, the sector will continue to grow in…

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PASL Wind Solutions Judgment Could Give India Arbitration Lift-Off

In a groundbreaking decision on April 20, the Supreme Court clarified that two Indian parties can arbitrate in a non-Indian forum. The outcome of PASL Wind Solutions v. GE Power Conversion India has confirmed that entities can…

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‘We believe in providing services to clients at their doorsteps’

Established in 1911, Khaitan & Co is one of India’s oldest firms. A domestic giant, it recently decided to expand its presence overseas with an office in Singapore. Haigreve Khaitan, senior partner at Khaitan, tells ALB why…

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Helping Hand

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on, employers are buckling in for another year of this strange ‘new normal.’ A number of firms have adapted the way they work, going above and beyond and placing a greater emphasis on…

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ALB Malaysia Rising Stars 2021

The Malaysian legal industry has been seeing young lawyers making their mark in the market by setting high standards and achieving results for their clients. In this annual list, ALB spotlights lawyers 40 years of age who are…

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