CMS Opens Office in Hong Kong

International law firm CMS has opened an office in Hong Kong. Following years of previous activity by the CMS International Arbitration Group in Hong Kong and intense preparations, approval was recently received from the Law Society of Hong Kong. This enables the firm to be represented in this location from September 2016. This is the second international office to be opened in 2016, after Tehran in February.

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Orrick Adds Leading Litigator in Hong Kong

Orrick announced today that leading litigator Charles Allen has joined the firm as a partner in its complex litigation and dispute resolution practice in Hong Kong. Charles joins Orrick from Sidley Austin, where he led the firm’s Hong Kong commercial litigation practice.

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Leading China-Focused Private Equity Lawyer Joins Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce that Frank Sun has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department. His arrival further enhances Latham & Watkins’ Asia and Greater China Practices, which have recently added several prominent transactional partners who advise on private equity and leveraged finance matters. He will be based in the firm’s Hong Kong office.

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Trio of Magic Circle Lawyers Joins Morrison & Foerster as Partners in Asia

Morrison & Foerster, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce that three Magic Circle lawyers have joined the firm as partners in Asia. In Hong Kong, Chuan Sun and Vivian Yiu have just started at Morrison & Foerster, coming to the firm from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy, respectively. In Singapore, Yemi Tépé has joined Morrison & Foerster from Clifford Chance, with immediate effect.

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