Latham & Watkins made headlines last month (24 February) with the news that it had added six partners to its Hong Kong office through a combination of hires, promotions and relocations.

Most notably, the firm tapped the magic circle for two partner hires, bringing in Clifford Chance private equity partner Simon Cooke and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer counsel Amy Beckingham, who joins Latham as a partner.