PILLSBURY’S HK PLANS
Pillsbury has opened an office in Hong Kong and appointed Paul Jebely to lead the new office and the firm’s expanding transportation finance practice. Jebely joined from Clyde & Co and is an experienced aviation finance expert in Asia and Africa, advising on commercial and corporate aircraft transactions. His practice focuses on international commercial and business aircraft and engine financing, leasing and trading transactions. He also advises clients on enforcement and repossession issues.
DLA HIRES INSURANCE EXPERT
Michael Turnbull (pictured) has joined the litigation and regulatory practice for DLA Piper in Hong Kong, working as a senior consultant in the insurance sector, within which he has more than 35 years of legal experience. He worked as a legal consultant to a global broker prior to joining DLA Piper.
DENTONS, RODYK MAKE IT FORMAL
Dentons and Rodyk have formalized their Singapore alliance after last November flagging their intention to combine when a vote on the matter was taken by partners of both firms.
Dentons now claims the mantel of the Pacific Rim’s leading global law firm with more than 85 offices in the region. The firm is called “Dentons” in all languages except Chinese, where it is called “大成.”