Clyde & Co has added Adil Hussain as a partner in the firm’s Abu Dhabi office. He joins from Herbert Smith Freehills and has been based in the MENA region for over eight years, including three years based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Hussain acts for local and regional banks on structuring and developing Islamic finance products, as well as on transactional matters for corporates and banks alike. He has been involved in a number of significant Islamic financing transactions in the Middle East, including acting for ABC Islamic Bank, BBK, Emirates NBD Bank, Al Baraka Islamic Bank Bahrain, Bank of London and the Middle East and May Bank Bahrain in relation to Al Bayan Group Holding Company’s debut syndication in the regional debt market.

Cooley has added Pang Lee as a partner in its global private investment funds group. He will reside in the firm’s Shanghai office. Prior to joining the firm, Lee was counsel in the asset management group of Shearman & Sterling’s Hong Kong office. His practice is focused on the formation and operation of various private investment funds, including venture capital funds, buy-out funds and special situations funds. He regularly advises fund managers and fund investors on a range of investment management issues. Lee received his BS in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Jones Day has added Mae Shan Chong as a partner in the firm’s private equity practice. Formerly a partner with White & Case, she will be based in the firm’s Singapore Office. Chong advises private equity and corporate clients as well as investment banks and hedge funds on cross-border M&As, buy-outs and corporate reorganizations. Her clients include CHAMP Private Equity, CLSA Capital Partners, Challenger Emerging Markets, Infrastructure Fund, Hermes GPE, Nestlé Waters and PR Pertamina. She has advised clients on transactions across Asia. Chong received a BA and MA (Law) from Cambridge University. She is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, Singapore and Malaysia.

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