Blank Rome has appointed Ronald Sum as partner in Blank Rome Solicitors in Hong Kong within the firm’s international and maritime litigation and alternative dispute resolution group. Sum joins from the Hong Kong office of Eversheds and was previously with DLA Piper. With more than 15 years’ experience practicing law in Hong Kong, he specializes in litigation, arbitration and mediation in areas of maritime, international trade, insurance and reinsurance, product liability and product recall.

RHT Law has appointed veteran IP lawyer Ung Gim Sei as a partner in the intellectual property & technology practice. He is an experienced journalist with about 27 years in the media industry under his belt. Ung pursued a graduate diploma in Singapore Law at NUS in 2002 after his retirement from the media business.

Yulchon has hired Young-Su Shin as a partner in its corporate and finance group. His main practice areas are finance, M&A, corporate restructuring and overseas investment. His finance expertise encompasses structured, project, real estate and acquisition finance, collective investment, issuance of securities, insurance and other financial affairs. Shin is an expert in corporate restructuring and is highly knowledgeable on workout procedures, corporate rehabilitation and bankruptcy proceedings. His extensive experience in overseas investment includes matters involving Southeast Asia, Russia, Uzbekistan and other countries in the Commonwealth of Independent States.

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