|Clifford Chance has tapped a Sydney firm for leading restructuring lawyer Nick Dunstone. He joins as a partner in the Hong Kong office, strengthening the Asia Pacific practice by bringing his 14 years of experience and specialist expertise in distressed debt investment, restructuring and special situation transactions to the table. He was previously a partner at Henry Davis York in Sydney and prior to that, worked in the US firm of Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft in London. Dunstone’s appointment in Hong Kong follows Asia Pacific practice leader Scott Bache’s relocation to Clifford Chance’s Sydney office.
Eversheds Hong Kong has appointed former Minter Ellison Consultant Winnie Ng as Head of Employment. Winnie has advised statutory bodies, financial institutions and multinational companies on a range of issues relating to both contentious and non-contentious employment law. She distinguishes herself by specialising in employment for both Hong Kong and the PRC. Winnie will lead the office’s employment team as it advises international and domestic clients on all areas of employment law, including hiring and termination, employee benefits, anti-discrimination laws and immigration.
Boosting their Singapore practice with two key additions, RHT Law has acquired Sim Yong Chan and Tan Siew Kim in a bid to firm up their Litigation and Dispute Resolution department. They both join as partners. Sim, a litigator and arbitrator by trade joins the firm from Arthur Loke & Sim. He was previously a businessman and parlays his abilities into negotiating deals and mergers and acquisitions. He is also the current president of The Tanglin Club in Singapore.