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K&L Gates’ Singapore office has taken a partner each from White & Case and Watson, Farley & Williams for its energy and corporate practices.
Lian Yok Tan and Nicholas Hanna join from White & Case and Watson, Farley & Williams respectively, where they were partners.
Tan advises mostly on project development and financing in the energy and resources and infrastructure sectors. Prior to joining White & Case’s Singapore office as a local partner, she was a partner at Holman Fenwick Willan in Singapore.
Hanna advises clients on main market and AIM listings on the London Stock Exchange, capital raising and private equity transactions. He qualified as a solicitor in London in 1997 and moved to WFW’s Singapore office in 2006 and joined the partnership in 2009.
K&L Gates’ Singapore office was established in 2009 (2 March 2009). In 2012, it lost two partners to Jones Day, including Kevin Murphy who joined K&L Gates from DLA Piper to launched its Singapore office.
Following Tan’s move, White & Case relocated partner Steve Payne from Beijing to Singapore and hired counsel David Gartside from Allen & Overy to strengthen its energy, infrastructure, project and asset finance practices (6 August 2013).