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    O’Melveny nabs Shanda Group GC for HK office

    March 15, 2018 O’Melveny & Myers has recruited the general counsel of Shanda Group, a Singapore-based private investment firm. Li Han will join O’Melveny’s Hong Kong office as a corporate partner. Li’s experience is mainly…

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    Ropes appoints Daniel Anderson as Hong Kong MP

    December 1, 2017 Ropes & Gray has announced that Daniel Anderson has been named as the firm’s new managing partner in its Hong Kong office. Anderson currently serves as co-head of the firm’s special situations practice, and will…

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    A&O appoints Miller to new Hong Kong role

    August 28, 2016 Allen & Overy (A&O) has appointed capital markets partner Stephen Miller to a new role as head of capital markets in Asia. Miller will move from London to Hong Kong for the position, which begins in September. The…

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    Sidley Austin raises newly qualified salaries 20%

    September 7, 2015 Sidley Austin has increased the salary for its newly-qualified lawyers by 20 percent, from £75,000 to £90,000 for 2015. It's first year trainee salaries have increased, from £41,000 to £44,000 and its second year…

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    Another Linklaters Asia partner departs

    September 3, 2015 Linklaters is losing another partner from the Asia region, the most recent in a string of departures from the firm in the region. Debt finance partner David Irvine will be joining Kirkland & Ellis's Hong Kong…

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    Akin Gump holds junior lawyer salaries high

    June 8, 2015 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld revealed that it will maintain an increased salary level for its junior lawyers that it absorbed when it hired legacy Bingham McCutchen’s entire London office last year. The salary…

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    Barclays streamlines panel of legal advisors

    July 8, 2014 Banking group Barclays has streamlined its panel of legal advisors, cutting 30% of the list of firms and organising the remainder into a two-tiered system of ‘preferred’ and ‘approved firms. The ‘preferred’…

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