Goodwin Welcomes Leading Private Equity Team, Douglas Freeman and Victor Chen, as Partners in Hong Kong

Global 50 law firm Goodwin announced today that partners Douglas Freeman and Victor Chen have joined the firm’s international Private Equity Practice in the Hong Kong office. Having worked together for many years, Freeman and Chen have developed a robust Asia-focused practice guiding private equity firms, investment banking firms, venture capital and institutional investors in connection with public and private M&A, securities offerings, financings, PIPEs and auctions in various industries.

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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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