A&O cuts four Hong Kong partners as regional focus shifts to Singapore By Margaret Taylor 11 June 2012 15:33 17 December 2015 12:57 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 11 June 2012 at 17:09 who were the partners asked to leave? Reply Link dragonfly 12 June 2012 at 06:58 All are equity, highly regarded and long serving. I think it would be improper to “out” them until they themselves (or the firm) want to go public. I would like to think that Tom Brown (Asia Managing Partner) would have hated this with every fibre in his body. Reply Link Anonymous 12 June 2012 at 19:26 Dragonfly – are you sure all are long serving? I thought one was a lateral who has been with the firm for 4 years. Reply Link Anonymous 13 June 2012 at 10:55 Long serving – does that mean with nose at trough and not doing any work for the last 8 years? Reply Link Anonymous 13 June 2012 at 15:19 is one of them SC? Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.