HK: A&O loses 4th partner since June as Gibson Dunn nabs tech specialist

BY Aparna Sai |

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has appointed technology transactions partner Connell O’Neill in the firm’s Hong Kong office from Allen & Overy.

K&L Gates snaps up PE trio in Hong Kong from exiting Orrick

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. firm K&L Gates has strengthened its Hong Kong office with the hire of Sook Young Yeu, Scott Peterman and William Ho as partners in its integrated funds and private equity practice from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Withers lands disputes team from Oon & Bazul

BY Aparna Sai |

UK-headquartered firm Withers has expanded its litigation and arbitration practice in Singapore with the hire of partner Chenthil Kumarasingam  and his team from Oon & Bazul.

HK: Loeb & Loeb launches trusts practice with SH team

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. firm Loeb & Loeb has launched a trusts and estates practice in Hong Kong after hiring partners Erik Wallace and Laurence Ho and associates Sarah Lai and Letao Tao from Stephenson Harwood.

SG: Former Rajah & Tann litigator joins Cavenagh Law

BY Aparna Sai |

Cavenagh Law, the Singapore formal law alliance of Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance, has appointed Paul Tan as a partner in its cross-border litigation practice from Big Four firm Rajah & Tann. He will officially start on Sept. 1.

Asia Appointments: Week of July 27

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Grandall makes 12 partner hires across China, Simmons grows VC practice, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments table.

SG: Simmons beefs up investment practice with partner hire

BY Aparna Sai |

Simmons & Simmons has hired venture capital specialist Dax Lim as a partner in Singapore from Osborne Clarke.

India’s Singh & Associates adds corp partner in Bengaluru

BY Aparna Sai |

Singh & Associates has grown its corporate practice with the hire of partner Neeraj Dubey in Bengaluru from Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan.

Ashurst recruits disputes partner from A&O in Hong Kong

BY Aparna Sai |

Ashurst has grown its disputes resolution offering in Hong Kong with the hire of Cliff Chow as a partner. Chow joins from Allen & Overy, where he worked for more than a decade.

HK: OLN brings in new corp partner from Birds

BY Aparna Sai |

Hong Kong firm Oldham, Li & Nie Lawyers (OLN) has hired Simon WH Wong as a partner in its corporate and commercial practice from Bird & Bird, where he was a counsel.