Luthra and Luthra Law Offices has appointed partner Vineet Aneja, along with several other more junior lawyers, to its corporate M&A practice group. In joining the firm, Aneja has left a corporate partnership post at FoxMandal Little where he was instrumental in expanding that firm’s corporate practice a few years ago. His appointment, along with the other additions, is a significant boost to the corporate M&A team at Luthra and Luthra, which continues to seek expansion across all its practice areas and which recently posted a 57 percent revenue growth.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has announced its appointment of Henry Ong as a partner in the firm’s corporate department in Hong Kong. A UK and Hong Kong-qualified lawyer, Ong joins the firm from Simmons & Simmons where he worked for 9 years as a partner in that firm’s corporate team. In addition to his extensive experience advising on a broad range of complex M&A transactions and securities offerings, including transactions in the TMT and financial services industries, Ong possesses particular expertise advising on transactions involving public companies in Hong Kong. He is the sole principal of local Hong Kong firm Henry Ong & Co, which will be in association with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP upon approval of the Hong Kong Law Society. Ong’s appointment is complimented by that of senior consultant and qualified PRC lawyer Jasson Han, who also joins the firm from Simmons & Simmons. Earlier in his career, Han held a partnership post with leading PRC firm Jun He Law Offices.

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