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Christine Small Has Joined Johnson Winter & Slattery As Partner

Christine Small Has Joined Johnson Winter & Slattery As Partner

30 August 2019

Christine Small has joined Johnson Winter & Slattery as a partner in the firm’s Brisbane market. Small joined the firm’s dispute resolution team from Norton Rose Fulbright.

Kate Marshall Has Been Named Head Of KPMG Law In Australia

Kate Marshall Has Been Named Head Of KPMG Law In Australia

30 August 2019

Kate Marshall has been named head of KPMG Law in Australia. Marshall, a partner at the firm, has more than 25 years of experience as a data, technology and privacy lawyer. Her understanding of data in the context of regulatory compliance, artificial...

Dora Wang Joins Reed Smith As Partner In Its Global Regulatory Enforcement Practice

Dora Wang Joins Reed Smith As Partner In Its Global Regulatory Enforcement Practice

30 August 2019

Dora Wang has joined Reed Smith a partner in its global regulatory enforcement practice. She will be based in the firm’s Shanghai and New York offices.

Simmons & Simmons Has Opened New Office In Shenzhen

Simmons & Simmons Has Opened New Office In Shenzhen

30 August 2019

Simmons & Simmons has opened a new office in Shenzhen, strengthening its existing presence in greater China, including Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing.

Promotions & Additions At King & Wood Malleson

Promotions & Additions At King & Wood Malleson

30 August 2019

Jessica Fei (pictured) has joined the dispute resolution practice at King & Wood Mallesons, where she will be a China- and Hong Kong-based partner.

Airwallex Has Named Jeanette K. Chan As Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel

Airwallex Has Named Jeanette K. Chan As Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel

30 August 2019

Fintech company Airwallex has named Jeanette K. Chan as chief compliance officer and general counsel. Prior to Airwallex, Chan was managing partner and head of the Asia communications and technology practice at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garriso...

Multiple Promotions Made At Obhan & Associates

Multiple Promotions Made At Obhan & Associates

30 August 2019

Obhan & Associates, based in New Delhi, have made multiple promotions for a number of its staff.

Lisa Yano Has Joined TMI Associates As Partner

Lisa Yano Has Joined TMI Associates As Partner

30 August 2019

Lisa Yano has joined TMI Associates as a partner. Yano, a US-qualified lawyer who has nearly 30 years’ experience in Japan, joined from Hogan Lovells.

Singapore Academy of Law Opens Applications For Asia’s First Legaltech Accelerator

Singapore Academy of Law Opens Applications For Asia’s First Legaltech Accelerator

30 August 2019

The Singapore Academy of Law has opened applications for Asia’s first legaltech accelerator, the Global Legal Innovation and Digital Entrepreneurship (GLIDE) accelerator programme, the agency has announced.

Seo-young Im Joins Barun IP & Law In Seoul As Partner And Trademark Counsel

Seo-young Im Joins Barun IP & Law In Seoul As Partner And Trademark Counsel

30 August 2019

Seo-young Im has joined Barun IP & Law in Seoul as a partner and trademark counsel. Im has 20 years of experience with trademark and design patent matters, and counseled global corporations as well as small and medium-sized enterprises as an IP attor...

Pattaraphan Paiboon Promoted To Partner At Baker McKenzie In Bangkok

Pattaraphan Paiboon Promoted To Partner At Baker McKenzie In Bangkok

30 August 2019

Pattaraphan Paiboon has been promoted to partner at Baker McKenzie in Bangkok. Paiboon advises on data protection, including advising local and international companies on personal data protection issues, including the draft Thai Personal Data Protect...

Global Art Auction House Phillips Names Hartley Waltman General Counsel, Americas

Global Art Auction House Phillips Names Hartley Waltman General Counsel, Americas

30 August 2019

Global art auction house Phillips has named Hartley Waltman as general counsel, Americas. Waltman, who joins Phillips after a 20-year career at Christie’s, is based in New York.

Bird & Bird's Baseline Consulting Arm Has Merged With Valeocon Management Consulting

Bird & Bird's Baseline Consulting Arm Has Merged With Valeocon Management Consulting

30 August 2019

Merged businesses now known as Oxygy Management Consulting.

Baker McKenzie named No. 1 legal brand in Asia Pacific region

Baker McKenzie named No. 1 legal brand in Asia Pacific region

30 August 2019

No. 1 legal brand in APAC for third year running.

Tony O’Malley Has Been Appointed Global Leader Of PwC’s Legal Services Network

Tony O’Malley Has Been Appointed Global Leader Of PwC’s Legal Services Network

31 July 2019

Tony O’Malley, head of PwC’s legal practice in Australia, has been appointed global leader of PwC’s Legal Services Network. In his new role, O’Malley will take the reins of one of the fastest growing businesses in PwC’s network, leading a team of mor...

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