DLA Piper announces new Asia regional managing partners

Aug 18, 2017 DLA Piper has announced a number of new appointments in Asia, including regional managing partners. Li Qiang and Satpal Gobindpuri have been appointed as Asia co-regional managing partners. Qiang currently serves as co-head of the firm’s China practice, while Gobindpuri serves as litigation and regulatory head. Roy Chan has been named as the firm’s new Asia senior partner, while Terry O’Malley will remain as Asia committee chair. Comments and more »

Stewarts Law autumn retention comes in at 25%

Aug 16, 2017 Stewarts Law has announced its autumn trainee retention results, which are the lowest of all firms reporting results thus far this year. The firm posted a 25 per cent retention rate, with one of four trainees staying on…

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King & Spalding launches Chicago office

Aug 16, 2017 Atlanta-based firm King & Spalding has expanded its presence in the US with the opening of a new office in Chicago, which is the firm’s 20th firm worldwide. Litigator Zachary Fardon has been hired to head up the…

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Simpson Millar names Greg Cox new MP

Aug 11, 2017 Simpson Millar has named dispute resolution head Greg Cox as its new managing partner. Millar is based in Manchester, and has been a partner with the firm since 2015. The firm’s previous managing partner, Peter Watson,…

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Freshfields trainee retention drops to 66 per cent

Aug 11, 2017 Freshfields has reported this year’s autumn trainee retention rate, which came in at 66 per cent. Out of 41 qualifiers, the firm made offers to 29, of which 27 have accepted offers for September. According to…

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SIAC launches new representative office in India

Aug 11, 2017 The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has launched a new office in Gujarat, India. The location will serve as the second representative office for SIAC, which already operates one location in…

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Conor Warde joins Mayer Brown JSM from Clyde & Co

Aug 10, 2017 Clyde & Co ship finance and transactional head Conor Warde has joined Mayer Brown JSM. He will work in the firm’s banking and finance practice in Hong Kong. While at Clyde & Co, Warde worked on corporate finance and…

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