People & Places
Deacons promotes three to partner, include two IP lawyers02 March 2023
Tracy Li, Theresa Luk are promoted in the firm’s intellectual property group.
A&O partners with Harvey AI platform to upgrade legaltech02 March 2023
Firm has trialed Harvey since November 2022, believes it will give it a significant advantage.
AWP & Alliance, JTJB announce merger in Bangkok02 March 2023
Apisith John Sutham to become consultant, Pattaravadee Kongcharoenniwat an IP partner.
Rachel Armstrong returns to Gowling WLG Dubai as IP partner02 March 2023
Lawyer returns after two years as senior legal counsel at Dubai Future Foundation.
Stella Cramer to join Clifford Chance as technology partner02 March 2023
Singapore-based Cramer will lead firm’s APAC tech group.
Allira Hudson-Gofers joins Dentons’ patents team24 February 2023
Sydney-based lawyer brings patents, designs, strategy and commercialization expertise
Clio announces international expansion to Australia24 February 2023
Denise Farmer appointed general manager, APAC.
Heather Steinmeyer joins INTA as chief policy officer24 February 2023
Former association president has long history serving the association as a volunteer.
Herbert Smith Freehills will close Seoul office24 February 2023
HSF will form Korea Group led from Hong Kong and London to ‘maintain local relationships’.
Kate Hynes joins Keypoint as consulting principal24 February 2023
Brisbane-based lawyer brings talent in film, television and digital games.
Richard Dampney promoted to counsel at Webb Henderson24 February 2023
Sydney-based Dampney focuses on TMT sector
Watson Farley & Williams opens Seoul office24 February 2023
WFW Seoul will have a particular focus on maritime, aviation, energy and disputes work.
Aretha Legal launches in Delhi and Bengaluru on strength of its three founders15 December 2022
Firm has named Nishi Shabana to head its IP practice.
Wilfred Ng rejoins Bird & Bird after in-house stint at Tencent15 December 2022
Hong Kong-based Ng will focus on growing firm’s Tech & Comms sector group.
Anne-Marie Allgrove named Baker McKenzie Australia national managing partner14 December 2022
Allgrove, the firm’s global chair of IPT, is first woman to hold national managing partner role.