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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.
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.
Singapore’s Dentons Rodyk & Davidson has hired Debby Lim as a partner from boutique firm BlackOak, where she was a director.
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.
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.
Squire Patton Boggs has hired commodities lawyers Ivan Chia and Hazel Brewers as partners from HFW in Singapore and Brisbane, respectively.
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.
K&L Gates’ Singapore office has added funds specialist Ed Bennett as a partner in Singapore from Morgan Lewis Stamford.
Singapore’s Oon & Bazul has hired Benedict Eoon as a partner. He was most recently an associate director at local boutique Covenant Chambers.