K&L Gates Adds Corporate, Disputes Partners in Beijing, Hong Kong

Global law firm K&L Gates welcomes Henry Wang and Jay Chiu as partners in the firm’s China offices. Wang arrives at K&L Gates’ Beijing office from Mayer Brown JSM, while Chiu joins the firm’s Hong Kong office from Goodwin Procter LLP, where he served as head of the Asian intellectual property and litigation practice. Their additions bring K&L Gates’ headcount in Asia to more than 110 lawyers, including six partners in Beijing and 12 partners in Hong Kong.

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Allen & Overy Bolsters Asia Regulatory Offering with Appointment of Charlotte Robins as Partner in Hong Kong

Allen & Overy announces the appointment of Charlotte Robins as a partner in its regulatory practice in Hong Kong. Charlotte will form part of A&O’s global financial services regulatory practice which spans Asia Pacific, Europe, U.S. and the Middle East. Charlotte, who is dual Hong Kong and England & Wales qualified, joins from Norton Rose Fulbright where she has been a partner for the past five years. She has practised in Hong Kong for over 15 years.

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New Corporate Partner to Join Morrison & Foerster in Hong Kong

Morrison & Foerster, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce that Vivian Yiu is joining the firm’s Hong Kong office as a partner in its Corporate Department. Ms. Yiu has significant experience in Hong Kong capital markets offerings and China-focused M&A matters.

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Pillsbury Expands in Asia with Leading Aviation Finance Partner Paul Jebely

Pillsbury announced that it is applying for a license to open an office in Hong Kong as part of the firm’s long-term strategy to extend its reach in China. Prominent aviation finance lawyer Paul Jebely will lead the firm’s highly ranked Transportation Finance practice in Asia and play a key role building the new office once a license is obtained. Jebely comes to Pillsbury from the Hong Kong office of Clyde & Co., where he was a partner and Global Head of Aviation Finance.

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Latham & Watkins Adds Three Prominent Partners in Hong Kong

Responding to market developments in Asia, Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce the addition of Simon Cooke, Gary Hamp and Amy Beckingham as partners in the Hong Kong office, and the relocation of London partner James Burnett and Chicago partner Josef Athanas to Hong Kong.

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