KPMG launches in Hong Kong

Jan 21, 2019 KPMG has launched a base in Hong Kong, becoming the last Big Four firm to establish an office for legal services capabilities in Asia. The affiliated law firm will operate as SF Lawyers, and will function as an association with KPMG Law in Australia. The office will be led by Shirley Fu, has worked with a number of firms, including Harneys. Additionally, the firm will reportedly bring on Rodney Chen, David Murray, and Leo Tian in the Hong Kong office. Comments and more »

Knights hires Richard King from P&G as COO

Jan 18, 2019 Knights has announced the hire of Richard King, who joins the firm as COO. He joins from Procter & Gamble, where he served as director of IT and global business services for the company’s European operations. The…

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Morrison & Foerster hires Latham partner in Tokyo

Jan 17, 2019 Morrison & Foerster has announced the hire of Daisuke Yoshida, who joins the firm’s litigation practice as a partner in Tokyo. Yoshida joins the firm from Latham & Watkins, where he started as an associate in 1998.…

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Deloitte brings on partner from A&O

Jan 17, 2019 Deloitte has hired Michael Castle, a banking partner who joins the company from Allen & Overy. Castle will serve as Deloitte’s legal arm in the UK, and currently oversees the company’s technology-based legal…

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HFW launches association in Saudi Arabia

Jan 15, 2019 HFW has announced a new alliance in Saudi Arabia, with Mohammed Al Khiliwi joining the firm’s network. Riyadh-based Al Khiliwi is led by partner Mohammed Al Khiliwi, who focuses on dispute resolution. He will be…

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Gordon Dadds finalizes details of merger with Ince

Jan 15, 2019 Gordon Dadds has announced details of its recent merger with Ince & Co, a law firm specializing in shipping matters. The merger incorporates Ince’s UK and mainland China operations into Gordon Dadds, a London-listed…

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