People & Places
Duncan Watt promoted to legal director at Eversheds Sutherland29 April 2021
Hong Kong-based lawyer has particular interest in development of cybersecurity regulations.
Emma Iles promoted to partner at HSF in Melbourne29 April 2021
Iles has more than 12 years advisory and litigious experience.
Jack Terceño promoted to partner at Freshfields in Tokyo29 April 2021
Lawyer represents clients in complex international disputes and negotiations.
Khaitan & Co opens office in Singapore29 April 2021
Office will focus on M&A, public and private investments, and advising high net worth Indian families.
Marcus Woo rejoins Perkins Coie; will soon be part of firm’s Taipei office29 April 2021
Woo handled complex IP issues as VP and general counsel at HTC Corporation.
Michelle Gon joins Han Kun Law Offices in Shanghai29 April 2021
Senior lawyer brings expertise in IP, corporate compliance and anti-corruption matters.
Rhys McWhirter promoted to partner at Eversheds Sutherland29 April 2021
Hong Kong-based lawyer leads the office’s technology practice, is noted for FinTech work.
Ryan Su joins OC Queen Street as special counsel29 April 2021
Singapore-based lawyer was previously head of Art & Cultural Property Law at WMH Law.
SIAC sets record with more than 1,000 cases filed in 202029 April 2021
2020’s total sum for dispute increased nearly 5% over 2019 numbers.
Steve Levitan joins Womble Bond Dickinson in Silicon Valley29 April 2021
Veteran IP lawyer noted for helping Asian clients protect their IP in the U.S. market.
Ya Ma appointed counsel at Freshfields in Beijing29 April 2021
Ma focuses on M&A and FDI in China in the life sciences sector.
Remfry & Sagar opens office in Mumbai29 April 2021
New office is the firm’s fourth, joining NCR, Bengaluru, Chennai
Burke named head of Asia investigations at DLA Piper23 April 2021
Hire continues growth of the firm’s litigation and regulatory practice in the region.
Pharvishaa Divya joins LAW Partnership in Kuala Lumpur23 April 2021
Divya also consults in the firm’s new Singapore-based IP consultancy.
Yen Yen Oon named head of patents and industrial designs at Henry Goh Malaysia23 April 2021
Kuala Lumpur-based patent agent handles drafting, prosecution and contentious matters in Malaysia and internationally.