Asia/Hong Kong - Page 3

Hong Kong’s foreign judges can hear national security cases, says city’s chief justice

Andrew Cheung asserts that Hong Kong’s judiciary remains independent

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Partner and three associates leave Withers to launch Hong Kong family law boutique

Rita Ku departs after more than a decade; Withers mentor Sharon Ser will join her later this year

New Hong Kong Bar chairman seeks to ease tensions with Beijing

Victor Dawes says Bar wants to improve government relations but will speak out ‘when necessary’

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Mishcon’s Hong Kong ally hires five-strong disputes team from leading independent firm

Disputes boutique Karas strengthened as Mishcon presses on with strategy of growing Asia private client capability

RPC hires Ashurst's Korea co-head in Hong Kong to set up country desk

UK firm flags 'key strategic hire' as it targets work in world's 12th largest economy

Norton Rose Fulbright appoints 54 partners in North America-focused round

Global giant achieves 40% target for women lawyers for third year running; Reed Smith promotes 31

Withers hires partners from Pillsbury and BCLP to boost Southeast Asia reach

Private client powerhouse also signs real estate partner in London and promotes four lawyers to partner

Hong Kong takes key step towards lifting ban on outcome-related arbitration fees

Law Reform Commission approves proposals that would bring jurisdiction in line with other international disputes hubs

Linklaters re-hires partners from Paul Weiss and Latham in Asia boost

Arrivals include Linklaters' former China head and add private equity and financial regulation expertise

Sidley adds 42 new partners in bumper round that leans towards litigators

Chicago firm’s litigation group sees 11 lawyers made up in round that is significantly larger than last year’s

Baker Botts to end physical presence in Asia with Hong Kong office closure

Move follows US law firm shuttering its Beijing office last year

Mayer Brown promotes 39 lawyers to partner in bumper US-focused round

Chicago firm joins host of rivals swelling partner ranks amid surging work volumes

Lawyers from Trussardi and Loro Piana to debate influencer marketing’s impact on luxury sector

Webinar hosted by Luxury Law Alliance and Bird & Bird will explore ‘trends, tips and opportunities’

The Global Legal Post launches online fashion law comparative guide

First of new series of Law Over Border guides showcases fast-developing fashion law

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News | UK

Former US ambassador to Thailand rejoins Sullivan & Cromwell

Michael George DeSombre to serve as head of Asia M&A/PE practices from firm’s Hong Kong office

Funds and crypto partner leaves Simmons for Hong Kong independent with PwC ties

Gaven Cheong to serve as head of investment funds at Tiang & Partners

Former Hong Kong leader calls for 'China-wide boycott' of Mayer Brown after statue controversy

Leung Chun-ying said US firm bowed to international pressure by ceasing to advise longtime client over Tiananmen Square statue removal efforts

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Mayer Brown halts work advising University of Hong Kong on removal of Tiananmen Square memorial statue

US firm ceases representation of long term client for matter after role condemned by dozens of NGOs

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Dechert taps Kirkland partner to launch financial restructuring practice in Hong Kong

Daniel Margulies comes aboard as US firm prioritises growth of Asia restructuring capabilities

Pinsent Masons mourns death of Hong Kong head and veteran partner Vincent Connor

Connor, who passed away on 5 October after a period of illness, was 'unfailingly kind, funny and ever thoughtful of others'

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