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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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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