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Malaysia’s Shearn Delamore announces leadership change

Construction lawyer Rodney Gomez will succeed Dhinesh Bhaskaran as managing partner

Sidley and Latham sew up Coupang’s $500m Farfetch rescue deal

Sidley advises South Korea’s Coupang on its acquisition of troubled luxury e-commerce platform, advised by Latham

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Quinn Emanuel makes up 14 partners in round dominated by women

Ten female lawyers make the grade, 70% of the cohort

Winston & Strawn to shutter Hong Kong office

Joint venture in the region will continue, firm says

Huawei and Sharp sign patent cross licensing deal of 4G and 5G technology

Chinese and Japanese technology companies agree to license their mobile standard essential patents

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HFW adds 20-strong team in Australia and China from MinterEllison

Five partners join with core team to bolster HFW’s corporate, projects and regulatory offering in the region

White & Case announces 42-lawyer partner promotion class

Cohort edges down from 46 last year with proportion of women slipping from 52% to 36%

D’Agostino wins second term as Herbert Smith Freehills CEO

Hong Kong-based D’Agostino to begin second four-year term next May

Global decrease in trademark filings, WIPO reports, but continued rise in patents

IP filings have “braved” the pandemic, but WIPO director general warns of geopolitical instability and an uncertain economic outlook

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Eversheds Sutherland absorbs group of KWM lawyers in London

New arrivals, including five partners, join as part of Eversheds’ and KWM’s cooperation agreement struck in July

Hill Dickinson bolsters international finance bench with Ince Hong Kong team

Asset finance partner trio joins in Hong Kong alongside five fee earners to strengthen UK firm’s marine and shipping practice

Mourant adds Maples & Calder partner for Singapore debut

Craig Luton to lead offshore firm’s ninth office as it pivots towards alternative asset management

‘We have to be as creative as counterfeiters’ – seven takeaways from the Anti-Counterfeiting World Law Summit

Delegates heard lively debate on how to tackle counterfeiters who are creative, resilient and constantly evolving

Herbert Smith Freehills to close Kuala Lumpur office

Move follows February’s decision to pull out of Seoul; firm restates commitment to grow Asia revenue

Baker McKenzie launches Korean joint venture

Bakers to offer Korean law advice through partnership with 20-lawyer KL Partners