Australian firm Minter Ellison has added partners to its Beijing and Hong Kong offices.

Winston & Strawn Beijing managing partner Jem Li will join Minter Ellison’s office in the Chinese capital on Dec. 2. He represents multinationals and Chinese state-owned enterprises on matters including M&A and private equity investments.

Li joined Winston & Strawn in 2010 from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft where he had been a partner for slightly over a year. He joined Cadwalader as an associate in Beijing in 2007 from Morrison & Foerster. He also previously worked as an associate for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in Beijing and New York, as well as Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Sidley Austin in New York.

Rebecca Silli will join Minter Ellison in Hong Kong Jan. 6 from the local office French firm Gide Loyrette Nouel, where she is also a partner. She has an infrastructure practice that handles environmental, construction and transportation matters. A partner with Gide in Hong Kong for the past seven years, Silli joined the firm in 1998 as a Paris associate and has also worked in its Beijing office.

Minter Ellison has four Asia offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Ulaanbaatar, in addition to offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth and London. Globally, the firm has 810 lawyers.