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    2018 promotions round: Macfarlanes makes up four

    March 8, 2018 Macfarlanes has announced its 2018 promotions round, with four lawyers being promoted to partner. Taking on their new roles in May, the four made-up partners are investment management lawyer Samuel Brooks, commercial…

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    Li Chen returns to Shearman from Akin Gump

    May 15, 2017 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld M&A partner Li Chen has been hired by Shearman & Sterling. Chen previously spent eight years as a Shearman associate before joining Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in 2011. She was hired by…

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    Linklaters hires two partners in Shanghai

    May 11, 2017 A number of firms have announced new hires in Asia recently, including a duo of partners hired in the Shanghai office of Linklaters. The firm brought on corporate partner Simon Meng of King & Wood Mallesons and Andrew…

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    Gregory Puff leaves Akin Gump to launch start-up

    January 25, 2017 Gregory Puff has left his post as Asia managing partner at Akin Gump to launch a new tech start-up. Puff exited the firm in December 2016 to become founder and CEO at uFo Ordering Services, a start-up focusing on food…

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    Akin Gump hires Addleshaws disputes partner

    December 22, 2016 Addleshaw Goddard has seen a string of exits from its disputes practice this year, with litigation partner Kambiz Larizadeh being the latest to depart from the firm for a new opportunity. Larizadeh has been hired by Akin…

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