There have been some interesting recent developments in the
legal markets in Asia-Pacific, with firms making moves that
reveal their local and international strategies. In Hong Kong,
CLIFFORD CHANCE hired corporate partner Frank
Yuen from independent firm Woo Kwan Lee & Lo to
enhance its offering to local clients. Yuen is focused on Hong
Kong listings and related public mergers and acquisitions. Last
year he acted for billionaire Li Ka-shing on a major
reorganisation of his $97 billion business empire.
In related news, London-based law firm RPC hired M&A and
private equity specialist Jeremy Cunningham
from Mayer Brown in Hong Kong while...