Duane Morris & Selvam has promoted managing director Leon Yee to chairman of the Singapore-based joint venture law firm. The role includes managing the operations of the firm’s Asian offices and strategic planning for Asian expansion. Yee has extensive corporate law experience and regularly advises on banking and finance, venture capital, capital markets, takeovers, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, corporate governance and joint ventures. He has also advised banks and project companies in complex financing transactions and has a particular focus on Korea, Indonesia and China-related deals.
Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed David Olds as of counsel in its Singapore-based technology and innovation team. Olds is re-joining the firm after a number of years working in-house for Ooredoo in Yangon and will assist in the development of the firm’s Myanmar practice. He previously worked in the firm’s Hong Kong and Singapore offices, and has 18 years’ experience working in Asia. His practice focuses on technology and telecommunications-related matters in Asia Pacific.