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Rachita Maker, vice-president and head of legal operations at India’s Tata Communications, talks about the key strategic shifts that legal teams of today should look at, how lawyers should approach technology, and the most important skills the lawyers of the future should possess.
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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.
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Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has appointed technology transactions partner Connell O’Neill in the firm’s Hong Kong office from Allen & Overy.
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U.S. law firm Cooley has launched Cooley GO, a resource centre for entrepreneurs with businesses at different stages of the growth cycle, in Asia.
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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.
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Anglo-American firm DLA Piper has welcomed restructuring specialist Matthew Worth as a partner at its Hong Kong office from Linklaters, where he was a counsel.
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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.
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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.
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Hee Woong Yoon, joint managing partner of Korea's Yulchon, talks about weathering COVID-19, how the pandemic is accelerated a shift in client requirements, and the kind of internal culture he is looking to foster within the firm.
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Simmons & Simmons has hired venture capital specialist Dax Lim as a partner in Singapore from Osborne Clarke.