HK: Gall grows matrimonial practice with hire from Robertsons

BY Aparna Sai |

Hong Kong boutique Gall has strengthened its family and matrimonial practice with the addition of Kajal Aswani as a partner from fellow local firm Robertsons.

India’s Singh launches forensic consultancy with hire from Mazars

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Singh & Associates (S&A) has ventured into the financial crime space after establishing a forensic investigations and valuation group.

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SG: Oon & Bazul builds restructuring heft with CC hire

BY Aparna Sai |

Singapore law firm Oon & Bazul has recruited Keith Han as a partner in the firm’s restructuring and insolvency practice from Cavenagh Law, Clifford Chance’s local alliance firm, where he was a…

Paul Hastings lawyer joins Hill Dickinson in HK as equity cap markets co-head

BY Aparna Sai |

UK firm Hill Dickinson has hired YK Chan as partner and co-head of its equity capital markets team in Hong Kong from Paul Hastings, where he was an associate.

Milbank bolsters HK cap markets practice with A&O hire

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. firm Milbank has recruited capital markets expert Liang (Alex) Tao as a partner in Hong Kong from Allen & Overy.

Yoon & Yang welcomes trio from Korean financial regulator

BY Aparna Sai |

Big Six Korea law firm Yoon & Yang has strengthened its banking and finance practice after hiring of Hwan Jun Heo, Jong Youl Choi, and Yong Ho Choi as partners in Seoul from Financial Supervisory…

White & Case, HHP, Hiswara feature in $2.3 bln Indonesia-Thailand bank deal

BY Aparna Sai |

White & Case has advised Thailand’s Bangkok Bank on its $2.3 billion acquisition of an 89 percent stake in Indonesia’s PT Bank Permata from Standard Chartered Bank and PT Astra International.

Third-party funder Woodsford adds new consultant in Singapore

BY Aparna Sai |

UK-headquartered Woodsford Litigation Funding has hired Franca Ciambella as a consultant in Singapore.Founded in 2010, Woodsford provides litigation financing solutions to businesses, individuals and…

Mumbai: Former CAM litigator joins Link Legal

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Link Legal has welcomed dispute resolution specialist Bhalchandra Palav as a partner  in Mumbai from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, where he was a principal associate.