Latham & Watkins’ Singapore-based Asia head of technology, media and commercial, Luke Grubb, is to leave the firm to join Clifford Chance in the city-state.

Grubb, who also heads Latham’s fintech practice in Asia, typically advises institutional clients and startups on technology and intellectual property aspects of transactions and contracts. Last year, he handled the tech aspects of Hong Kong telecoms giant HKBN’s acquisition of local conglomerate New World Development’s telecoms business.