Check out the latest moves within the legal industry in Hong Kong and Singapore.
King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has strengthened its capital markets practice in Hong Kong with the addition of Corey Zhang as a partner from Clifford Chance. ( ALB, Jul 7 )
Jingtian & Gongcheng has hired Dr. Liu Wei, a capital markets lawyer, as a partner in its Hong Kong office from DLA Piper Global Law Firm, where he was the head of China Practice. ( ALB, Jul 6 )
International law firm CMS is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Whiteley as a partner in its Finance practice group. Christopher joins from Ashurst where he was a partner and will be based in CMS’s Hong Kong office. ( CMS, Jul 6 )
Baker McKenzie has hired leading capital markets and M&A partner Victoria Lloyd, as part of the Firm’s continuous efforts to bolster its bench strength in Hong Kong and its transactional capabilities in Asia Pacific. Victoria joins from Ropes & Gray where she was a partner of the Strategic Transactions Group. ( Baker McKenzie, Jul 4)
Norton Rose Fulbright (NRF) has added Peggy Wang (L) and Victor Sim as partners in in Hong Kong from White & Case. Wang, who has more than 15 years of experience, focuses on private equity and mergers and acquisitions. Meanwhile, Sim, who was a counsel at White & Case, focuses on leveraged, structured and real estate finance. Prior to joining that firm, Sim worked with Citigroup. ( ALB, Jun 30 )
Immigration law specialist Vivien Yu will be joining Morgan Lewis & Bockius as a partner later this summer from Baker McKenzie, where she is currently a registered foreign lawyer. ( ALB, Jun 30 )