Links hires Kirkland, White & Case partners in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

Magic Circle firm Linklaters has added Xiaoxi Lin and Alessandro Nolet as partners in Hong Kong from Kirkland & Ellis and White & Case, respectively.

Cathay Pacific group GC set to join HKEx

BY Aparna Sai |

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx) has named Paul Chow as its next group general counsel. Chow joins from Cathay Pacific, where he held the roles of group general counsel and company secretary.

Hanoi: Allens nabs M&A partner from Duane Morris

BY Aparna Sai |

Australian firm Allens has added M&A and energy specialist Giles Cooper as a partner in the firm’s Hanoi office from Duane Morris Vietnam, where he spent nearly 14 years.

India’s Samvād nabs disputes lawyer from Khaitan

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s Samvād Partners has hired Savani Gupte as a disputes partner in Mumbai from Khaitan & Co, where she was a principal associate.

Japan’s AMT adds four foreign lawyers to partnership

BY Aparna Sai |

Japanese law firm Anderson Mori & Tomotsune (AMT) has added four senior foreign counsel to its partnership, shortly after the launch of its foreign joint law enterprise.

SPB makes another key partner hire in Singapore

BY Aparna Sai |

Squire Patton Boggs has added veteran disputes lawyer Rodman Bundy as a senior partner in Singapore from Eversheds Sutherland, where he was head of public international law and co-head of the arbitration practice in the city-state.

Asia Appointments: Week of March 15

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Allens nabs M&A expert from Duane Morris, AMT elevates four to partnership, and much more in this week Asia Appointments roundup.

HK: Reed Smith shipping partner rejoins Stephenson Harwood as counsel

BY Aparna Sai |

Stephenson Harwood has welcomed back shipping expert Jason Toms as counsel in Hong Kong from Reed Smith, where he was a partner.

CC adds disputes duo in Hong Kong from Withers, Freshfields

BY Aparna Sai |

Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance has hired Soo Khim Keoy and Jonathan Wong as partners in Hong Kong. They join from Withers and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, respectively.

Delhi: L&L hires litigation, banking partners

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s L&L Partners has hired Amrita Tonk, Sidhartha Barua and Girish Rawat as partners in Delhi.

Asia Appointments: Week of March 8

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Clyde & Co lands aviation finance partner, AMT grows Tokyo office with partner hires, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments roundup.

Indian boutique lands tax, customs duo from ELP

BY Aparna Sai |

Fast-growing Mumbai boutique White and Brief has hired Vineet Nagla as a partner and Prateek Bansal as an associate partner from Economic Laws Practice.