Representative Partner Moves--Q1 2015

Posted on April 4, 2015 at 6:04 PM

Night shot of Hong Kong financial center and the Victoria habour

Each 2015 Quarter: Q1  / /  Q2  / /  Q3  / /  Q4

Representative Partner Moves—January 2015

Hong Kong:  

Vincent Sum, Structured Finance, moved from Bingham McCutcheon to Mayer Brown JSM, Hong Kong.

Ed Sheremeta, Real Estate, moved from DLA Piper to Ropes & Gray, Hong Kong. 

Michael Liu, one of the most experienced Corporate Transactional attorneys in Hong Kong and his team of Jane Ng and Stephen Chan, along with several Counsel members move from Latham & Watkins to Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, Hong Kong. 

Sarah Catchpole, Aviation, moved from Norton White, Sydney to Kennedys, Hong Kong.

Mainland China:

Ruixue Ran, Intellectual Property, moved from Jun He Law Offices to Covington & Burling, Beijing.

Zhaofeng Zhou, Competition, moved from Taylor Wessling to Bird & Bird, Beijing. 

Ma Chen, Antitrust, moved from Fangda Partners to Han Kun Law Offices, Beijing

Ron Xie, Antitrust, moved from Microsoft as Counsel to Gaopeng, Beijing.


Christopher de Souza, Intellectual Property, moved from Wong Partnership to Lee & Lee, Singapore.

Yang Yen Thaw, Corporate, moved from Dahheng Wong Alliance to RHT Law Taylor Wessling, Singapore.

Christopher James Thomas, Finance, moved from White & Case to Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Singapore.

Matthew Gorman, M&A, PE, JV, moved from Stephenson Harwood to Reed Smith, Singapore.

Lain Sharp, Arbitration, moved from Bryan Cave to Rodyk & Davidson, Singapore.

Show Hui Goh, Employment, moved from Braddell Brothers to Bird & Bird, Singapore.

Rachel Loxton, Commercial Litigation, moved from Cavenagh Law to 20 Essex Street, Singapore. 

Mark Cooper, Corporate, moved from Linklaters to Hogan Lovells, Singapore.

Peggy Lim and Anita Quy both in Aviation, moved from Clyde & Co to Kennedys, Singapore.

Sherry Ong, Corporate, moved from ANZ Banking Group Ltd to RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, Singapore.

Lisa Valentovish, Corporate, moved from Bingham McCutchen to Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Singapore.

Representative Partner Moves--February 2015

Hong Kong:  

Peggy Wang, Corporate, moved from Linklaters to White & Case, Hong Kong. 

William Woo, Corporate, moved from Freshfields Brockhaus Derringer to Latham & Watkins, Hong Kong. 

Michael Wong, Investment Management, moved from Allen & Overy to K&L Gates, Hong Kong.

Andrew Dale, Litigation, moved from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe to Ropes & Gray, Hong Kong.

Wing On Chui, Equity Capital Markets, moved from King & Wood Mallesons to Bird & Bird, Hong Kong.

Mainland China:

Jack Qiao, M&A, and Victor Yu, Private Equity, both moved from Fangda Partners to Zhong Lun Law Firm, Beijing.

Kefei Li, Corporate, moved from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati to Sidley Austin, Beijing.

Bailey Xu, Corporate, moved from Haworth & Lexon to Dacheng, Beijing.

Gordon (Minghao) Feng, Employment, moved from Paul Hastings to Jung He Law, Shanghai.

Niping Wu, Corporate, moved from Kaye Scholer to Fenwick & West, Shanghai.


Robson Lee, M&A, moved from Shook Lin & Bok to Gibson Dunn, Singapore.

Ng Hwee Chong, Litigation, moved from Fujitsu Asia to RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, Singapore.

Vernon Loh, Banking and Finance, moved from Standard Chartered Bank to RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, Singapore.

John Viverito, Corporate and Myles Hankin, Energy, moved from Gibson Dunn & Crutcher to DLA Piper, Singapore.

Joseph Bauerschmidt, Corporate, moved from Jones Day to DLA Piper as well, Singapore.

Representative Partner Moves--March 2015

Hong Kong and Mainland China:  

Wei Guangqin, Capital Markets, moved from Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson to Dentons, Hong Kong.

Bai Yanchun, Capital Markets, moved from King & Wood Mallesons to Commerce & Finance,  Beijing.

George Niu, Corporate, moved from Global Law Office to Jun He, Beijing.

Michael Shu, Intellectual Property, moved from Adidas, China (General Counsel) to Zhong Lun, Shanghai.


Andy Ferris, Debt Capital Markets, moved from Allen & Overy (Senior Associate) to Hogan Lovells, Singapore.

Dean Collins, Fund Formation, moved from O’Melveny & Myers to Dechert, Singapore.

Tom Platts, Corporate, moved from Herbert Smith Freeholds to Stephenson Harwood, Singapore.


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