In brief: Simmons & Simmons

Simmons & Simmons has poached Daniel Liew from US firm Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy to join its corporate group as a partner. Liew will be in the group's major projects practice. He is a specialist in Chinese issues. A spokesman for Simmons & Simmons says: “He brings with him extensive experience of advising project sponsors and financiers on the development, financing of power, and other projects in China and worldwide.”