Check out the latest moves within the legal industry in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Hong Kong

TikTok-owner ByteDance has appointed corporate attorney Julie Gao as its new chief financial officer (CFO). (REUTERS, 25 Apr 2022)



U.S. law firm King & Spalding has hired international arbitration lawyer Nils Eliasson as a partner in Singapore from the Hong Kong office of Shearman & Sterling, where he led that firm’s Asia international arbitration practice. (ALB, 21 Apr 2022)


McDermott Will & Emery has added the global co-head of Sidley Austin’s government litigation and investigations group as managing partner of its recently-launched office in Singapore, its sole location in Asia. (GLP, 21 Apr 2022)