Chua Associates has added Lynette Yeow as a partner effective 1 November 2015. She has been in practice in Malaysian law firms since 1995, including as a partner at Zaid Ibrahim & Co and Kadir Andri & Partners. Yeow is known for her expertise in corporate and commercial transactions and corporate advisory work, with a focus on M&As, corporate finance and securities regulation, equity capital markets, private equity and REITs. She graduated with a BA in Law (Honours) from the University of Cambridge in 1992 and was awarded an MA in Law (Honours) from the same university in 1995. Yeow is an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and a member of the Bar Council Malaysian Mediation Centre.


Gadens has added Sabine Phillips as a partner in its Melbourne-based Health and Aged Care Team. A highly regarded practitioner with market leading expertise in aged care, health care and retirement living, he joins the firm after 10 years as a partner at Russell Kennedy. Philips acts predominantly for health and aged care clients; his practice involves corporate and clinical governance, risk management and compliance, inquiries and investigations, dispute resolution, coronial inquests, policy review and implementation, statutory interpretation, corporate and clinical governance and government and administrative law. A Registered Nurse [Division 1] (non-practicing), he has worked as an operator of aged care facilities and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing. He is also Director of Northern Health, Australian Children Education and Quality Agency, and of Uniting AgeWell.

King & Wood Mallesons has strengthened its regional Projects and Dispute Resolution practices with the appointment of Construction and Dispute Resolution partner Chau Ee Lee to its Singapore office. Lee has leading `cradle-to-grave’ energy, infrastructure and construction and engineering projects practice advising on project development, as well as dispute resolution, including international arbitration. He has extensive experience in the UK, Middle East and Asia. Lee’s clients include project owners, international contractors and government clients.



Reed Smith has added admiralty and casualty response lawyer Richard Lovell as a partner in its Singapore office. He joins from Ince & Co, where he was head of shipping and managing partner of the firm’s Singapore office. Lovell has almost 30 years’ experience as an admiralty and marine insurance practitioner in Asia. In addition to his work in Singapore, he has advised on a significant number of marine and offshore casualties in the region, including Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand where, over the years, he has established extensive local knowledge.

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