People & Places
Benjamin Choi joins Deacons as partner in IP practice31 October 2019
Choi has 20 years’ experience in the trademarks practice and focuses on local and foreign trademark prosecution.
Meng Ding joins Sidley Austin in Hong Kong31 October 2019
Ding has extensive experience in a broad spectrum of capital markets and M&A transactions, especially in the TMT, healthcare, financial institutions, hard-tech and other emerging technology fields.
Baker McKenzie has elected Hong Kong-based Milton Cheng as the next chair of the firm31 October 2019
Cheng is managing partner of the Hong Kong office and concurrently the chief executive overseeing Baker McKenzie’s offices and businesses across eight countries in the Asia Pacific region.
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Center has appointed professor Anton V. Asoskov to council31 October 2019
Asoskov is professor in the civil law department at Lomonosov Moscow State University, and a professor in the international private law department at the Russian School of Private Law.
June Yeum joins Pillsbury as a partner in the firm’s New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo offices31 October 2019
Yeum handles matters under major arbitral rules including the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, International Chamber of Commerce, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, International Centre for Dispute R...
Jonathan Lim Hon Kiat joins Zaid Ibrahim & Co31 October 2019
Lim’s practice areas focus on fintech, venture capital, blockchain technology, payment systems, digital remittance and initial coin offerings.
Daniel Greif joins Schmitt & Orlov Intellectual Property31 October 2019
Greif, who has long experience in the region, is noted for his advice on trademark, copyright and other intellectual property matter throughout Southeast Asia.
Linc Finkenberg joins Perkins Coie31 October 2019
Linc Finkenberg joins Perkins Coie’s financial transactions practice and fintech industry group as a partner in its New York office. Finkenberg joined the firm from BNY Mellon, where he served as associate general counsel and managing director and le...
Pinsent Masons has announced the launch of its client and legal project management division31 October 2019
Pinsent Masons has announced the launch of its client and legal project management division, which it says will help support delivery of matters on time and on budget. The division is led by UK-based Dee Tamlin, and comprises more than 20 project man...
Multiple Promotions Made At Spruson & Ferguson In Sydney, Beijing And Kuala Lumpur30 September 2019
Francesca Colubriale has been promoted to principal at Spruson & Ferguson in Sydney, where she is a member of the firm’s trademarks and litigation teams.
Corporate Partner Ferish Patel Joins Cooley In Hong Kong30 September 2019
Cooley has hired corporate partner Ferish Patel, who will join the firm in Hong Kong, with the intention of setting up a new office in Singapore.
Dentons' Partners Approve Combination With Kensington Swan And Lee International30 September 2019
In New Zeland, Dentons has announced that its partners have voted to approve a combination with Kensington Swan, a leading local law firm. The combination will position Dentons as the largest global law firm in New Zealand.
Alexander Shepherd Joins Pinsent Masons As TMC Partner In Singapore30 September 2019
Alexander Shepherd has joined Pinsent Masons as a technology, media and communications partner in its Singapore office.
SCL Group Integrates With Nishimura & Asahi30 September 2019
Full-service commercial law firm SCL Group has agreed to integrate with Japanese law firm Nishimura & Asahi. The deal will create one of Thailand’s largest Japanese law firms.
Steven Wulff Has Joined Mills Oakley In Melbourne30 August 2019
Steven Wulff has joined Mills Oakley in Melbourne as the firm prepares to launch an IP practice there. Wulff, who joined from K&L Gates, focuses on strategic intellectual property protection and counseling for startups and other technology driven com...