Taylor Wessing Grows Its International Corporate Practice in Hong Kong

International law firm Taylor Wessing has strengthened its cross-border Corporate practice with the appointment of corporate and capital markets specialist Dickson Ng as partner in Hong Kong. Dickson joins from Latham & Watkins. He is the second addition to the Hong Kong office this year following the promotion of Jennifer Ng to partner in May.

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Simmons & Simmons Expanding Asia Corporate & Commercial Practice

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has today announced the appointment of Michael Chin as a partner*, who joins the firm’s corporate and commercial practice in Hong Kong. Michael joins from Hogan Lovells and brings over two decades of extensive experience advising on a broad spectrum of corporate transactions across Asia Pacific. He is well known for his ability to bridge cross-cultural gaps, instrumental to his success completing deals in the region.

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Orrick Continues to Grow China M&A and Private Equity Team

Orrick announced that Scott D. Peterman has joined the firm as a partner in our M&A and private equity practice in Hong Kong. Scott joins from Jones Day. He is the sixth partner to join Orrick’s global M&A practice since last June and will be the firm’s fifth partner in Hong Kong. Last month, the firm announced the addition of Mark Lehmkuhler, a former Davis Polk partner, to our M&A practice in Hong Kong.

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Orrick Grows Hong Kong M&A and Private Equity Team

Orrick announced today that Mark Lehmkuhler has joined the firm as a partner in our M&A and Private Equity Group, resident in our Hong Kong office. Mark is the fifth partner to join Orrick’s global M&A practice since last June. Mr. Lehmkuhler previously practiced in Asia for nearly two decades with Davis Polk, where he was a partner.

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Kirkland & Ellis Strengthens Asia Corporate Practice with the Addition of Daniel Dusek in Hong Kong

Kirkland & Ellis is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Dusek as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group of the Firm’s Hong Kong office. Mr. Dusek has extensive experience advising on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and a variety of other complex and cross-border corporate matters. Mr. Dusek joins Kirkland from the Beijing and Hong Kong offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where he was a partner.

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Morrison & Foerster Further Builds Out Asia Offering With New Private Investment Funds Partner In Hong Kong

Morrison & Foerster, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce that Serena Tan has joined the firm’s Hong Kong office as partner in its Corporate Group. A native Mandarin speaker, Ms. Tan comes to the firm from Debevoise & Plimpton bringing strong expertise in fund formation and fund management. Her joining Morrison & Foerster also further builds on the firm’s recent expansion in Hong Kong.

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Gibson Dunn Adds Leading Four-Partner Corporate Team to Hong Kong Office

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce the addition of four partners to its Hong Kong office: Paul Boltz, Scott Jalowayski, Michael Nicklin and Brian Schwarzwalder. The team, which joins from Ropes & Gray’s Hong Kong office, will continue their private equity, finance and securities practice at Gibson Dunn.

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Troutman Sanders Expands Energy Practice in China

Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that Lynia Lau has joined the firm as a consultant in the Energy practice, based in its Hong Kong and Beijing Offices. Lau was previously a partner and head of Energy and Resources at Stephenson Harwood.

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