MoFo hires corporate partner from Bakers in Tokyo

BY Aparna Sai |

Morrison & Foerster has welcomed corporate specialist Jeremy White as a partner in Tokyo from Baker McKenzie.

Yoon & Yang welcomes M&A lawyers from SK Group, Kim & Chang

BY Aparna Sai |

Big Six Korean law firm Yoon & Yang has hired Seung-Kook Synn and Sung Uk Park as partners in Seoul from conglomerate SK Group and Kim & Chang, respectively.

SAM adds six-member real estate team in Mumbai

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has bolstered its real estate practice in Mumbai with the hire of partner Bhoumick Vaidya and his five-member team from Kanga & Co.

Asia Appointments: Week of October 19

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Mayer Brown add arbitration partner from Bakers, Hylands nabs trade partner from Guantao, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments roundup.

Bakers China arbitration head joins Mayer Brown in Singapore

BY Aparna Sai |

Mayer Brown has hired Paul JP Teo as a partner in Singapore from Baker McKenzie, where was the Hong Kong-based head of the firm’s international arbitration practice for Greater China.

Asia Appointments: Week of October 12

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Zhong Lun hires 5 across China, Kobre & Kim nabs Walkers’ insolvency head, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments roundup.

Ex-Walkers insolvency head joins Kobre & Kim in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

U.S. law firm Kobre & Kim has hired Timothy Haynes as a partner in Hong Kong from offshore outfit Walkers, where he led the insolvency and dispute resolution group.

Shearman's former Asia MP joins recruiting firm in Hong Kong

BY Aparna |

Matthew Bersani, Shearman & Sterling’s former Asia managing partner, is set to join Hong Kong-based recruitment firm Asia Search Partners.

SG: HEP adds first partner since split with Eversheds

BY Aparna Sai |

Construction and engineering expert Yvonne Foo has left Clyde & Co, where she was a legal director, to rejoin Harry Elias Partnership as a partner in Singapore.

India’s Algo Legal snaps up funds partners from SAM, NDA

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian boutique law firm Algo Legal has hired investment funds specialists Abhinav Bhalaik and Richie Sancheti as partners in Mumbai from Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Nishith Desai Associates, respectively.

Former K&L Gates restructuring partner joins Hogan Lovells in SG

BY Aparna Sai |

Hogan Lovells has hired Nick Williams as a partner in the firm’s business restructuring practice in Singapore from K&L Gates.

Asia Appointments: Week of October 5

BY Rowena Muñiz |

HEP plucks construction expert from Clyde, Kirkland elevates 5 to partner, and much more in this week's Asia Appointments roundup.