All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.
Dentons is tying up with South African associate firm KapdiTwala to launch its own offices in South Africa.
General counsel at Shell – “the best job in law” according to Peter Rees QC. So what prompted the silk to stand down two years ahead of schedule in November 2013?
Vinson & Elkins’ (V&E) former China co-head and energy partner David Blumental has left the firm to join Latham & Watkins six months after the Huston-based energy firm closed its Shanghai office.
Clarke Willmott has been kicked off the Crown Estate’s rural panel in favour of a consolidated roster comprising Bond Dickinson and Burges Salmon.
Two Allen & Overy (A&O) partners are facing an SRA investigation over what their barrister called an “extraordinarily ill advised” meeting during a high-profile bribery trial against businessman Victor Dahdaleh.
It can be an adventure in bureaucracy but the energy sector in turbulent Turkey offers lucrative and varied opportunities for investors
Shell legal director Peter Rees is switching litigation control away from external counsel to a unified global team of in-housers
Shale gas extraction is the hot environmental issue of the moment, offering great opportunities but meeting stubborn opposition
Energy work has long powered Nigerian law firms, but slow progress on legislation is holding up the sector’s growth
While acknowledging the potential for work from Cyprus’s gas discovery, the republic’s ties to Greece are a big cause for concern
Tax incentives and the holding off of new exploration regulations mean fracking will soon get off the ground
If the oil companies are found to have fixed prices, it won’t prove to be a rich seam for civil claimants
In this video, Elizabeth Moeller discusses how developments in US water policy may lead to a new wave of investment spurred by public-private partnerships.