Young and rising lawyers in Asia’s legal community are continuing to make their mark in the market despite the disruptions by the Covid-19 pandemic and deserves recognition for their achievements and contributions.
IndusLaw has counselled Indian company Mohalla Tech, which owns social media platform ShareChat and short video app Mo, on its $502 million fundraising round. The funding values Mohalla Tech at $2.1 billion.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has advised Indian online learning platform Byju’s on its $1 billion acquisition of Blackstone-backed Indian tutor Aakash Educational Services, which was represented by Khaitan & Co. Trilegal counselled Blackstone.
Big Six Korean law firm Yoon & Yang has bolstered its disputes offering with the additions of three new partners: Former presiding judges Su Yeol Lee and Sang Jae Park, and former chief prosecutor Young Hyun Kim.
Beijing-headquartered firm Jingtian & Gongcheng has hired Jimmy Chan (Chen Guohao) as a partner in Hong Kong from Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Hughes Hubbard & Reed have advised Grab Holdings, the largest ride-hailing and food delivery firm in Southeast Asia, on its agreement to merge with special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Altimeter Growth Corp.
Like all industries, law ﬁrms are susceptible to cyber-attacks. In 2016, the Panama Papers leak shocked the world and brought cybersecurity to the fore. What came to light wasn’t only how politicians and world leaders exploit secretive offshore tax regimes; but also the rather astonishing lack of basic security practices on the part of the law ﬁrm Mossack Fonseca.
The most effective strategy in dispute resolution is to explain the client’s position to the court or arbitral tribunal in a clear and comprehensive manner.
We are now accepting submissions for the ALB Asia Top 10 Offshore Litigators 2021.