Jurisdiction - China
Baker & McKenzie Elects 19 New Partners In The Asia Pacific Region.

26 June, 2014


Baker & McKenzie has announced the election of 19 new partners in the Asia Pacific region and 65 new partners globally, effective 1 July 2014. The 19 new partner appointments in the Asia Pacific region represent a range of transactional practices – Banking and Finance; Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions; and Securities. They will also provide further specialist advisory support in Antitrust & Competition, Commercial Real Estate; Dispute Resolution; Employment; Energy, Mining and Infrastructure; Intellectual Property; and Tax.
Baker & McKenzie’s newly elected partners in the Asia Pacific region, as of 1 July 2014:
Antitrust & Competition
  • Junya Ae is based in Tokyo, and focuses on regulatory matters, particularly those related to antitrust and competition law.


Dispute Resolution
  • Simon Hui is based in Shanghai, and focuses on compliance investigations, commercial litigation/arbitration and general dispute resolution.


Energy, Mining and Infrastructure
  • Milan Radman is with Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow, member firm of Baker & McKenzie in Singapore. His practice focuses on resource and energy transactions, in particular, structuring, restructuring and implementing transactions in the mining and oil and gas sectors.


  • Jonathan Isaacs is based in Hong Kong and focuses on China-related employment and labor issues.
  • Thuy Hang Nguyen is based in Ho Chi Minh City and focuses on M&A, employment and labor, compliance, and other corporate and commercial matters.
  • Tomohisa Muranushi is based in Tokyo and advises both foreign and domestic clients on matters relating to corporate restructuring and reorganisation.
Real Estate
  • May Lau is based in Hong Kong and focuses on real estate merger and acquisition transactions.


  • William Marshall is based in Hong Kong and focuses on international trade, customs and indirect tax matters in China and Hong Kong.


Transactional Practices – Banking and Finance, Corporate, M&A and Securities
  • Edmund Chan is based in Hong Kong and focuses on M&A, corporate finance and securities matters.
  • Hank Chong is based in Hong Kong and focuses on structured finance, acquisition finance and project finance.
  • Liza Murray is based in Hong Kong and focuses on corporate compliance under the Hong Kong Companies Ordinance, general corporate counselling and governance, private companies M&A, corporate restructuring and reorganization, post-acquisition integration as well as general commercial matters.
  • Primyadar Duangrat is based in Bangkok and advises domestic and international clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, comprising capital markets, M&A, restructuring, corporate governance and securitization.
  • Punwadee Ratisoontorn is based in Bangkok and has M&A experience representing public and private companies in corporate restructuring, negotiating and drafting contracts, corporate compliance, takeovers and environmental law.
  • Sumet Orsirivikorn is based in Bangkok. He is active in many areas of the corporate and commercial and M&A practice groups, specializing in legal advice for the insurance sector.
  • Tetsuo Tsujimoto is based in Tokyo and has experience in outbound and inbound cross-border M&A, public takeovers and leveraged/ management buyouts by major private equity funds.
  • Toshio Ibaraki is based in Tokyo and focuses on corporate law, including structuring, due diligence and drafting in M&A and private equity transactions.
  • Toshio Shimada is based in Tokyo and advises on banking and finance, securities and general corporate matters.
  • Yasuhisa Takatori is based in Tokyo and focuses his practice on banking and finance, as well as general corporate law.
  • Zhenyu Ruan is based in Shanghai and focuses on cross-border foreign investment projects and regulatory advisory matters involving the PRC.


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