Check out the latest people moves within the legal industry in Hong Kong and Singapore this week.
Deacons, Hong Kong’s largest local firm, has hired family law expert Sherlynn Chan as a partner in its litigation and disputes practice from city rival Stevenson, Wong & Co. (ALB, Mar 22)
Shearman & Sterling’s Hong Kong corporate partner Max Hua has left the firm to join Bitmain Technologies. Beijing-based Bitmain designs integrated circuit chips for bitcoin mining. (LegalWeek, Mar 26)
McDermott Will & Emery has hired Squire Patton Boggs’ Singapore co-managing partner, Ignatius Hwang, as it prepares to relaunch in Asia with a Singapore office focusing on energy and infrastructure. ( The Global Legal Post, Mar 22 )