Denton Wilde Sapte’s Hong Kong office has bolstered its dispute resolution practice with the hire of two consultants and two assistant solicitors.
Mary Thomson, previously a partner with Paul Hastings Janofsy & Walker in association with Koo & Partners, and Doron Karliner from Herbert Smith will join the firm as consultants.
At the same time David Goh, also from Herbert Smith, and Samuel Tung from Coudert Brothers in Hong Kong will also join the firm.
The hires coincide with Dentons’ review of its international network. Last year the firm’s Hong Kong office failed to make a profit.
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