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Allens shuts Hong Kong office

Nov 10, 2014 Allens has closed its office in Hong Kong. The closing has been expected for some time, as arrangements have been in place since Allens began an alliance with Linklaters. The formation…

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Baker & McKenzie adds two partners to HK office

Sep 10, 2014 Baker & McKenzie has boosted its Hong Kong office with the hire of employment partner Rowan McKenzie from Linklaters, and competition partner Stephen Crosswell from Clifford Chance. The hires bring the Hong Kong…

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DLA loses finance partner to Simmons in Hong Kong

Sep 5, 2014 DLA Piper in Hong Kong has seen the departure of finance partner Jolyon Ellwood-Russell, who left the firm to join the partnership over at Simmons & Simmons. Ellwood-Russell specialises in debt finance, including…

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Eversheds boosts Hong Kong banking group

Aug 7, 2014 Eversheds has boosted its Hong Kong banking group with the hire of partner Samuel Chau. Chau joins the firm from the partnership at Gide Loyrette Nouel, where he has advised clients on corporate banking, real estate…

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Osborne Clarke hires 2 Bird & Bird partners in HK

Aug 5, 2014 Osborne Clarke has hired two Bird & Bird partners to help establish the firm’s new Hong Kong office. TMT specialist Marcus Vass will work alongside corporate lawyer John Koh to launch the new branch, which will be…

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Skadden Cadwalader and LKP lead Forbes media sale

Jul 29, 2014 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has taken a leading role, along with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft and LKP Global Law, on Forbes’ sale of a majority stake of its media business to a Hong Kong-based group of…

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Three Haldanes partners to launch boutique in HK

Jul 9, 2014 Haldanes is losing three partners in Hong Kong as Christopher Morley, Anita Chow and Eric Seto leave the firm to set their own boutique under the name Morley Chow Seto. The trio will be followed by two additional lawyers…

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Baker & McKenzie promotes 65 to partnership

Jun 28, 2014 Baker & McKenzie has promoted 65 lawyers and other professionals to partnership rank across its global network of 32 offices. This promotions round is down slightly from last year’s figures, when 71 partners were made…

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