|DLA Piper has appointed international arbitration lawyer Yu Jin Tay as a partner in January 2013 to be based in Singapore. He joins the firm’s Asia Pacific litigation and regulatory practice and as co-chair of the firm’s international arbitration practice. Yu Jin joins from Shearman & Sterling, where he led the international arbitration practice in Asia. He has practiced international arbitration in Paris, London and Washington DC and specialises in international arbitrations arising from M&A, joint venture, oil and gas, construction and general commercial disputes. He also has expertise in representing investors and governments in investment treaty arbitrations.
Norton Rose has appointed Barbara Li as a corporate partner in its Beijing office. Li, who joins from the Beijing office of Baker & McKenzie, is a dual qualified corporate specialist admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales as well as a recipient of the PRC Bar qualification certificate. She works primarily across the mining, infrastructure and energy sectors, advising on both inbound and outbound investment and M&A.