Check out the latest moves within the legal industry in Hong Kong.
Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Edwin Chan has joined the firm as partner in the global Private Equity practice, resident in the Hong Kong office. ( Goodwin, June 7 )
Huen Wong, a former Greater China managing partner at both Simmons & Simmons and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, has launched a sole proprietorship focused on arbitration and mediation, Asian Legal Business has learnt. The firm, which revives its earlier name of Huen Wong & Co., will also hear tax appeal cases as part of Wong’s role as chairman of Hong Kong’s Inland Revenue Review Board. ( ALB, Jun 10 )
Deacons, Hong Kong’s largest local law firm, has hired banking and finance lawyer Erica Wong as a partner from offshore firm Ogier, where she was a managing associate. ( ALB, Jun 10 )
Khoon Jin Tan, a former partner at Winston & Strawn in Hong Kong, has left to join CBC Group, a healthcare-dedicated investment firm, as managing director. He will be based in Singapore. ( ALB, Jun 9 )