Mumbai: Phoenix Legal hires head of indirect tax from PwC

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Phoenix Legal has hired Jatin Arora in Mumbai as the head of the firm’s indirect tax practice from Price Waterhouse & Co, where he was a principal.

Argus Partners boosts corp practice in Delhi with HSA hire

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Argus Partners has added Rachika Sahay as a partner in the corporate and infrastructure team in Delhi from HSA Advocates.

V&A Law partner moves to in-house role at ING Philippines

BY Aparna Sai |

Maria Concepcion Simundac, a former partner at Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law), has joined banking and financial services company ING Philippines in Manila as lead legal counsel.

Mumbai: CAM national funds head moves in-house

BY Aparna Sai |

Shagoofa Rashid Khan, the head of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas’ (CAM) national funds and investments practice, has left the firm to join the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) in Mumbai as its group general counsel.

HFW beefs up disputes in HK with hire from Li & Partners

BY Aparna Sai |

HFW has expanded its disputes practice in Hong Kong with the addition of Karen Cheung as a partner from Li & Partners.

Delhi: L&L hires, loses litigation partner

BY Aparna Sai |

The Delhi office of Indian law firm L&L Partners has hired litigator Mohit Bakshi as a partner from J Sagar Associates (JSA), and also seen the exit of litigation partner Manmeet Singh to Saraf and Partners.

Indonesian boutique GHP adds partner from Makarim

BY Aparna Sai |

Indonesia’s Guido Hidayanto & Partners (GHP) has added commercial lawyer Yohanes Masengi as a partner in Jakarta from Makarim & Taira S, where he worked for more than 15 years.

More disputes hires for Withers in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

Withers has boosted its litigation and international arbitration practice in Hong Kong with the hire of two lawyers from Bird & Bird, including partner Michael Chik.

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.

Kirkland HK partner joins Latham in SG

BY Aparna Sai |

Michael D. Rackham, a former corporate partner at Kirkland & Ellis, has joined Latham & Watkins in Singapore as a counsel.

Bangkok: Tilleke grows corp practice with hire from in-house

BY Aparna Sai |

Thailand-headquartered Tilleke & Gibbins has hired Derrick Khoo as a partner in Bangkok from Myanmar-focused conglomerate Marga Group, where he was general counsel.

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.