Melbourne

HSF makes Aussie partner Ferraro global corporate chief in post-merger re-jig

15-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Herbert Smith Freehills has shaken up its corporate leadership, appointing Melbourne-based Mike Ferraro as sole global corporate head.

House of Fraser

Linklaters and Simpson Thacher lead on £480m acquisition of House of Fraser

15-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Linklaters, Simpson Thacher, King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin and Dickson Minto landed roles on the acquisition of a majority stake in House of Fraser by Chinese conglomerate Sanpower.

Hong Kong

Asia moves: 14 April

14-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

Hong Kong

Asia’s lucky generation

14-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Top law firms are promoting more partners in Asia Pacific

Singapore

eBay associate GC leaves to launch boutique consultancy firm in Singapore

11-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

eBay’s Singapore-based associate general counsel Steven Liew has left the online shopping giant to set up a boutique consultancy firm aiming at problems solving for technology companies.

Singapore

HFW becomes first UK firm to relocate leader to Asia as senior partner moves to Singapore

10-Apr-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) senior partner Richard Crump has relocated permanently to Singapore in a move that underlines the firm’s ambitious plans to grow its Asia practice.

Read all Asia-Pacific News

The Lawyer Asia

Yun

Dacheng unveils newly revamped leadership team

15-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

China’s largest firm by headcount Dacheng has elected a new management team following an election process that began in February

More from The Lawyer Asia

Asia-Pacific Opinion

Robert Lewis

China Watch - inside the Zhong Lun partners' meeting

9-Apr-2014

Zhong Lun’s Robert Lewis gives an insider’s view of Chinese law firm management

Cat Griffiths index

New leaders, new styles

10-Feb-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

After a decade of phenomenal growth, Chinese law firms are now having to confront the issue of succession.

More from Asia-Pacific Opinion

Asia-Pacific Briefings

Wealth Structuring 20:20 2014 download subscription

Appleby 9-Apr-2014

This feature publication aims to tap into the issues facing high-net-worth individuals around the globe, and investigate the themes and challenges affecting this elite group.

Melbourne

HSF makes Aussie partner Ferraro global corporate chief in post-merger re-jig

15-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Herbert Smith Freehills has shaken up its corporate leadership, appointing Melbourne-based Mike Ferraro as sole global corporate head.

HK

Clayton Utz ends Hong Kong association to focus on Australia

25-Mar-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Australian firm Clayton Utz and its Hong Kong association firm Haley & Co have broken off their relationship, with the former retrenching to focus on its domestic market.

sydney harbour bridge australia

Minter Ellison appoints former PwC Australian senior partner as new chief

24-Mar-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Australian firm Minter Ellison has appointed former PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Australian senior partner and chief executive Tony Harrington to succeed outgoing chief executive John Weber.

More from Australia

temple bar inns

Blackstone Chambers picks up third silk in a year with Brick Court's Maclean

4-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Blackstone Chambers has made its third major silk hire in a year through the addition of Brick Court Chambers silk Alan Maclean QC.

Drone

CoA blocks CIA drones challenge

21-Jan-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has thrown out a claim challenging the legality of British involvement in US drone strikes because any judgment would be a condemnation of US foreign policy.

Grays Inn

3 Verulam Buildings attracts India's former solicitor general as Asia focus grows

4-Nov-2013 | By Lucy Burton

India’s former solicitor general Gopal Subramaniam has joined 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) as an associate member as the set aims to further expand into Asia market.

More from India

House of Fraser

Linklaters and Simpson Thacher lead on £480m acquisition of House of Fraser

15-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Linklaters, Simpson Thacher, King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin and Dickson Minto landed roles on the acquisition of a majority stake in House of Fraser by Chinese conglomerate Sanpower.

Beijing dragon

Dacheng unveils newly elected management team headed by firm founder Peng Xuefeng

14-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

China’s largest firm by headcount Dacheng has appointed a new leadership team following a month-long election process.

Hong Kong

Asia moves: 14 April

14-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

More from China

Seoul

Skadden joins Seoul race with office launch

27-Mar-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has become the latest international firm to establish a base in Seoul.

London

Stephenson Harwood re-appoints White as CEO

7-Mar-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Stephenson Harwood’s non-executive supervisory council has re-appointed Sharon White as chief executive officer (CEO) for a second three-year term.

Seoul

Bird & Bird launches in Korea via local alliance

25-Feb-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Bird & Bird has signed a cooperation agreement with South Korean firm Hwang Mok Park, blazing a new trail for international firms to tap into the market.

More from South Korea

Hong Kong

Asia moves: 14 April

14-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

Singapore

eBay associate GC leaves to launch boutique consultancy firm in Singapore

11-Apr-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

eBay’s Singapore-based associate general counsel Steven Liew has left the online shopping giant to set up a boutique consultancy firm aiming at problems solving for technology companies.

Singapore

HFW becomes first UK firm to relocate leader to Asia as senior partner moves to Singapore

10-Apr-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) senior partner Richard Crump has relocated permanently to Singapore in a move that underlines the firm’s ambitious plans to grow its Asia practice.

More from Singapore