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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Morgan Lewis to Expand Pan-China Reach With Addition of Nine Partners in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai

Morgan Lewis announced today that it will significantly expand its pan-China corporate, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and private equity practice by adding nine partners in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Shanghai. All nine partners will arrive from another global law firm, joining Morgan Lewis’s seven-partner team in mainland China. The move furthers Morgan Lewis’s commitment to China and the Asia-Pacific region, and deepens the presence there with the expected addition of some 40 lawyers and legal professionals to the firm’s 30 lawyers and legal professionals already in China. These 70-plus lawyers and legal professionals will also work closely with Morgan Lewis’s offices in Singapore and Tokyo.

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Stephen Chan Joins Dechert’s Corporate Practice in Hong Kong

Dechert LLP, a leading global law firm, is pleased to announce that Stephen Chan has joined the firm in its Hong Kong office as a partner in the Corporate and Securities group. He was previously a corporate partner with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, and joins the firm with a team of associates.

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