Recent Asia moves include former White & Case China head

January 17, 2017 Several firms have hired new partners in Asia recently, including Chinese firm Han Kun, which has hired Li Xiaoming, who served as head of White & Case’s China practice since 2005. Han Kun has also hired Li Wei from Chinese firm Global Law Office.

In Singapore, Rajah & Tann has hired a seven-lawyer team from Dentons Rodyk, while Dentons Rodyk has hired Edmund Leow as a partner. Leow has served as a judicial commissioner on Singapore’s Supreme Court since 2013, and was previously a partner at Baker & McKenzie. Other firms hiring in Singapore include DLA Piper and Duane Morris & Selvan.

In Hong Kong, firms with recent hiring activity include Dechert, Stephenson Harwood, and Sullivan & Cromwell.

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