[VIDEO] ALB Conversations: K Shanmugam SC, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, Singapore

BY Asian Legal Business |

In the past few years, Singapore has been building itself as a key dispute resolution hub for the region. Parties from around the world can now resolve their disputes in Singapore via a variety of methods and forums, including litigation at the SICC, arbitration at the SIAC, and mediation at the SIMC.

A&O, Allens act on Singtel’s $1.4 bln tower sale to AustralianSuper

BY Aparna Sai |

Allen & Overy has advised Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) on the A$1.9 billion ($1.4 billion) sale of stake in its Australian Tower Network (ATN) to Australia’s superannuation fund AustralianSuper, which was represented by Allens.

Dentons Rodyk hires restructuring specialist from BlackOak

BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore’s Dentons Rodyk & Davidson has hired Debby Lim as a partner from boutique firm BlackOak, where she was a director.

ZICO adds 2 senior tax lawyers in Singapore

BY Aparna Sai |

ZICO Insights Law, the ZICO Law network’s Singapore member firm, has hired Liu Hern Kuan and Vincent Ooi as the head and deputy head of its tax practice, respectively.

SH lands wealth management partner in Singapore

BY Aparna Sai |

Stephenson Harwood has hired private wealth expert Suzanne Johnston as a partner in Singapore. Johnston was most recently director and senior legal counsel at financial services firm UBS.

SG: Oon & Bazul adds two more disputes partners

BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore’s Oon & Bazul has added litigators Priscilla Lua and Jerald Foo as partners from Cavenagh Law, the Singapore law firm of Clifford Chance, where they were both senior associates.

Rajah & Tann tech arm expands firm’s e-discovery capabilities

BY Aparna Sai |

​​​​​​​Rajah & Tann Technologies (RTTech), a unit of Singapore Big Four firm Rajah & Tann, has joined forces with cloud-based eDiscovery platform RelativityOne to expand its e-discovery offering.

SG: First female QC joins Attorney-General’s Chambers

BY Aparna Sai |

Sapna Jhangiani QC has joined Singapore’s Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) as an international legal counsel. She will represent AGC as an advocate, and train its officers in advocacy.

SPB picks up commodities duo from HFW in Singapore, Australia

BY Aparna Sai |

Squire Patton Boggs has hired commodities lawyers Ivan Chia and Hazel Brewers as partners from HFW in Singapore and Brisbane, respectively.

McDermott adds 3 more from SPB to newly opened SG office

BY Aparna Sai |

Chicago-headquartered McDermott Will & Emery (MWE) has hired three more lawyers from Squire Patton Boggs to its recently launched Singapore office, including partner Alfred Chia.

SG: Morgan Lewis investment management co-head joins K&L

BY Aparna Sai |

K&L Gates’ Singapore office has added funds specialist Ed Bennett as a partner in Singapore from Morgan Lewis Stamford.

Singapore’s Oon & Bazul adds dispute resolution partner

BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore’s Oon & Bazul has hired Benedict Eoon as a partner. He was most recently an associate director at local boutique Covenant Chambers.