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KWM nabs disputes partner from Simmons in SG
BY Aparna Sai |

King & Wood Mallesons has added disputes specialist Amanda Lees as a partner in the firm’s Singapore office from Simmons & Simmons.

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Clyde hires second partner in HK in as many weeks
BY Aparna Sai |

Clyde & Co had added aviation finance expert Stuart Miller as a partner in Hong Kong from Mayer Brown, where he spent nearly a decade.

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SG: RHTLaw partner joins ZICO Insights as director
BY Aparna Sai |

Zico Insights Law, the ZICO Law network’s Singapore member firm, has hired corporate expert Jeremiah Huang as a director from RHTLaw, where he was a corporate partner.

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Trilegal nabs cap markets partner from rival AZB in Mumbai
BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Trilegal has added capital markets specialist Richa Choudhary as a partner in Mumbai from AZB and Partners.

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Malaysia’s CLO gets new restructuring and insolvency co-head
BY Aparna Sai |

Rajah & Tann Asia’s Malaysia member firm, Christopher & Lee Ong (CLO), has hired Chua See Hua as a partner and co-head of its restructuring and insolvency team.

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Malaysia’s Skrine builds Islamic finance capabilities with partner duo
BY Aparna Sai |

Malaysian law firm Skrine has hired Islamic finance lawyers Sharifah Shafika Alsagoff and Hafidah Aman Hashim as partners in Kuala Lumpur from Mohamed Ridza & Co.

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Asia Deals: Week of March 1
BY Rowena Muñiz |

Khaitan, ELP, Vinod and Wadia on Rising Star’s $672.8 mln stake acquisition, KWM on Dr. Peng Telecom's $256 mln bond restructuring, and much more in this week’s Asia Deals roundup.

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Features and Analysis

Asia's Top 15 Litigators

Litigation plays an important role in a law firm’s suite of services, and in this first-ever ranking, we are celebrating Asia’s top 15 litigators. The lawyers named in the list have stood out based on several factors, including…

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ALB MENA Super 50 Lawyers

In its first MENA Super 50 Lawyers list, ALB spotlights standout lawyers in the Middle East and North Africa region who have excelled in client service. The lawyers were selected based on client recommendations sent directly to…

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Refinement and Clarity

In November last year, China’s Supreme People’s Court and the Hong Kong Government signed the Supplemental Arrangement Concerning the Mutual Enforcement of Arbitral Awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong SAR. The agreement is…

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Turning Tide

Although the COVID-19 pandemic ensured Indonesia’s GDP is expected to contract by 1 percent in 2020, Southeast Asia’s largest economy is set to bounce back strongly this year. Lawyers in the country talk about how the pandemic…

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Fund Times

The U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. elections, and of course COVID-19. Last year saw unprecedented challenges for the investment fund industry in the Asia-Pacific region. But as funds adapted through innovation and technology,…

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Renewable Energy Shining

India’s historic rise in renewable energy M&A deals in 2020 has emerged as a bright spot during the coronavirus pandemic. But lawyers are not surprised by the growth, which they say is supported by a range of factors. 

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