Morgan Lewis construction and infrastructure duo heads to CMS

Nov 20, 2018 Construction and infrastructure specialists Kelvin Aw and Lynette Chew are exiting Morgan Lewis Stamford after being hired by CMS Holborn Asia, the foreign law alliance (FLA) of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang in Singapore. The duo launched Inca Law in 2010 after having worked together at legacy Harry Elias Partnership. Inca Law was acquired in 2013 by Stamford Law Corporation, which eventually merged into a foreign law alliance with CMS in 2016. Chew focuses on construction, engineering, and infrastructure matters, while Aw specializes in power, infrastructure, and engineering. Comments and more »

Simpson Thacher hires CC private equity partner

Nov 16, 2018 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has brought on private equity partner Amy Mahon, who will join the firm’s London office. She comes to the firm from the M&A practice at Clifford Chance. Mahon spent 10 years as a partner…

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Addleshaws brings on Lance Jiang in Hong Kong

Nov 15, 2018 Addleshaw Goddard has hired Lance Jiang, who joins from Great Wall AMC International Holdings, a distressed-debt company in China. He served as co-head of legal while at the company. Jiang will join Addleshaw’s Hong…

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Antonia Croke joins Hogan Lovells from Ashurst

Nov 15, 2018 Hogan Lovells has hired Antonia Croke as a partner in the firm’s London office. She previously worked as a senior associate at Ashurst, also in London. Croke is known as a dispute resolution expert, and will be a…

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Travers names Kathleen Russ as new senior partner

Nov 14, 2018 Kathleen Russ has been named as Chris Hale’s successor as senior partner at Travers Smith. Russ previously served as head of the firm’s tax department from 2007 to 2017, and has been a partner in the tax practice…

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Simmons brings on Freshfields partner James Grand

Nov 14, 2018 Simmons & Simmons has hired James Grand, a partner who joins the firm from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Upon joining Simmons, Grand will head up its collateralized loan obligations (CLO) practice, which is a part…

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