Given the high-profile collapse of its European arm, it is inevitable that King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has been rethinking its global plans. Roughly five months after the legacy SJ Berwin business officially became the U.K.’s biggest-ever law firm failure, and about seven months after news reports said KWM had discussed a global tie-up with the […]
Dentons has opened an office in Myanmar after acquiring a seven-person local team led by partner Mark Livingston.
Morrison & Foerster has hired a funds partner in Hong Kong. Former Debevoise & Plimpton associate Serena Tan has joined the firm’s corporate practice. She advises funds formation, structuring and investment transactions. Last year, she represented Hony Capital on a $430 million investment round in workplace provider WeWork Companies. Tan had been with Debevoise for […]
Ashurst has entered into a formal law alliance with a Singapore law firm, a move made in the wake of several partners leaving the firm in the city-state over the past several months.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has added an energy and projects partner in Singapore. Longtime Norton Rose Fulbright partner Michael Joyce joins the firm’s global energy and transactions practice. A mergers and acquisitions lawyer, Joyce has advised deals in the oil and gas, mining and infrastructure sectors. Last year, he advised JX Nippon Oil […]
Osborne Clarke (OC) has secured a launch in mainland China via a tie-up with Shanghai firm Zhang Yu & Partners.