Clifford Chance names new HK MP

BY Aparna Sai |

Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance has named banking and finance lawyer Dauwood Malik as the managing partner of its Hong Kong office.

Ashurst scores year’s 5th Asia lateral with KWM hire in HK

BY Aparna Sai |

UK firm Ashurst has hired derivatives expert Jonathan Chapman as a partner in Hong Kong from King & Wood Mallesons where he was a counsel.

Asia Appointments: Week of November 2

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Ashurst nabs derivatives partner from KWM, Phoenix Legal lands maritime disputes team from Legasis Partners, and more in this week’s Asia Appointments roundup.

Mumbai: M&A expert returns to L&L Partners

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s L&L Partners has welcomed back Shonali Choudhry as a partner in the firm’s Mumbai office from Advani & Co., where she was a consultant.

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.

Asia Appointments: Week of October 26

BY Rowena Muñiz |

Yoon & Yang hires 3 to grow M&A practice, MoFo nabs corporate partner from Bakers, and much more in this week’s Asia Appointments roundup.

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.