The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players on the legal market from the 30th of March until the 6th of April 2017.

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced a series of management appointments in Asia.

Hong Kong: Psyche Tai, a corporate partner, has been appointed as the new head of the Hong Kong office. She has been with Norton Rose Fulbright in Hong Kong for 13 years. 

Singapore: Yu-En Ong, a banking and finance partner, has been appointed as the new head of the Singapore office. Yu-En Ong has worked at Norton Rose Fulbright for 13 years in London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Head of Asia business strategy: Nick Merritt, a project finance and banking partner based in Singapore, has been appointed head of Asia business strategy. In this role Nick will lead the strategic co-ordination of business opportunities across Asia, and between Asia and other regions. Nick will continue to act as the global leader for infrastructure, mining and commodities.

The original press release can be found here on the Norton Rose Fulbright website.

International law firm K&L Gates LLP have announced that John ReVeal have joined the firm as a partner in the consumer financial services practice in the Washington, D.C office. ReVeal’s practice focuses on consumer protection regulation, banking law, and Bank Secrecy Act and related anti-money laundering matters. He advises banks and non-bank financial services companies on compliance and training issues arising under such laws as the Truth in Lending, Real Estate Settlement Procedures, Equal Credit Opportunity, Electronic Fund Transfers, Fair Credit Reporting, and Fair Debt Collection Practices acts, as well as state and federal consumer privacy requirements and unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices (UDAAP) laws.

The original press release can be found here on the K&L Gates LLP website.

Law firm Bird & Bird have announced that the firms appoints one of Australia’s leading intellectual property lawyers, Lynne Lewis, as a partner in their Sydney office. Lynne is an experienced and respected advisor in the area of intellectual property. Her practice covers a broad cross section of IP disciplines for clients in numerous sectors including fast moving consumer goods, automotive, aviation, fashion, food and beverages, financial services, mining and telecommunications.

The original press release can be found here on the Bird & Bird website.

International law firm Proskauer have announced the arrival of Real Estate Finance partner Paul Lucas to the Firm’s London office. Mr. Lucas focuses on UK and international banking transactions, including senior/mezzanine financing and structured cross-border transactions, with a particular emphasis on real estate finance. Offering a wealth of knowledge in the real estate sector, his experience includes advising financial institutions, private equity sponsors, funds and borrowers on the full spectrum of real estate finance matters.

The original press release can be found here on the Proskauer website.

Proskauer also announced the arrival of Private Client Services partner Stephanie E. Heilborn in the firm’s New York office. Ms. Heilborn has counseled some of the wealthiest families and largest financial institutions in the world. She has extensive experience in estate planning, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax reduction planning, and estate and trust administration, including post-mortem tax planning, charitable planning and fiduciary litigation. 

The original press release can be found here on the Proskauer website.

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have announced further growth of its Corporate Practice with two strategic additions, Lee A. Albanese and Brian L. Petrequin, in New Jersey. They join Greenberg Traurig as the firm continues to enhance its Corporate Practice with targeted lateral hiring, specifically in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and investment management. Albanese focuses on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. He counsels publicly and privately held companies across a wide variety of industries and represents major financial institutions in lending activities. Petrequin concentrates on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law. He serves as lender’s counsel and represents public and private corporations, as well as banks and other financial institutions. He also represents clients in matters related to intellectual property and internet law.

The original press release can be found here on the Greenberg Taurig, LLP website.