Shearman Nabs 2 O'Melveny M&A Attys For Hong Kong

Law360, New York (January 6, 2010, 6:21 PM EST) -- Shearman & Sterling LLP is expanding its Hong Kong office by adding two mergers and acquisitions partners from O'Melveny & Myers LLP who will set up the firm's first Hong Kong-law practice.

Colin Law, who will be co-head of the firm's Hong Kong office, and Peter Chen are joining Shearman as the firm positions itself to tap into future opportunities in the region, said Matthew Bersani, the firm's Asia managing partner, in a statement on Wednesday.

Chen and Law will establish a local law firm that,...
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