Tributes paid to triathlete and lawyer Daniel Bagshaw

Daniel Bagshaw

The name of the man who died during a triathlon on Lantau on Sunday was confirmed yesterday as 27-year-old lawyer Daniel Bagshaw.

Tuesday, 16 October, 2012, 3:52am

More Chinese firms to buy in Europe

Chinese firms are expected to increase their merger and acquisition activities this year as they seek opportunities arising from Europe's sovereign debt crisis.

Fang Jian, a managing partner at global law firm Linklaters, predicts that such deals would more than double from last year.

11 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Proof, if ever it was needed, that sport and politics don't mix

27 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

League table puts 281 HK lawyers on top of world

DLA Piper, the world's largest business law firm by number of solicitors, has taken the top spot in a league table of the most pre-eminent international legal services providers.

19 May 2011 - 12:00am

Stock rises for IPO specialists

A quick check on applications to list on the local stock market tells Ricky Mui all he needs to know about prospects in his specialist area of recruitment. So, with close to 70 applications received this year, of which about 40 are active, he is confident of seeing continued strong demand for paralegals, associates and senior lawyers with corporate finance experience.

26 Jun 2010 - 12:00am


Peter Ryan-Kane

Head of portfolio advisory Asia-Pacific

Watson Wyatt

13 Apr 2009 - 12:00am


Alex Leung

Senior manager (council services), secretariat

Construction Industry Council

Mr Leung is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, and has 20 years of experience in the engineering and project management fields.

Ivan Wong

Senior manager (council services), secretariat

14 Feb 2009 - 12:00am


Cao Yanping

Partner Shanghai

Clifford Chance

Ms Cao specialises in M&A, private equity/venture capital financing, and securities offerings.

Stefanie Willis

Senior associate, finance

Clifford Chance Hong Kong

14 May 2007 - 12:00am

Match-making service to help fund school projects

Educators are using the internet as a match-making service to help schools fund projects.

The Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) last Thursday launched EdExchange, aimed at matching educational projects with donors.

EdExchange provides a three-step process to education funding.

4 May 2005 - 12:00am


Helena Koo

Managing director and regional manager for private wealth management, Greater China

Goldman Sachs

Ms Koo was head of the premier clients group at HSBC private bank in Hong Kong, and earlier led Chase Manhattan's private banking operations in North Asia.

Francois Barrault

President, BT International

10 May 2004 - 12:00am


Betty Yap

Partner, corporate, Hong Kong


Fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin, Ms Yap is a member of Linklaters' Greater China team. She specialises in mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investments and infrastructure projects in the mainland.

John Maxwell

Partner, finance and projects, Hong Kong

3 May 2004 - 12:00am

Mainland lawyers make their mark

Hong Kong legal firms seeking talented lawyers should look to the mainland, according to Celia Lam, corporate finance partner at Linklaters & Alliance.

Ms Lam said: 'I am very impressed with the new generation of lawyers in China. In the early 1990s, if you talked with a mainland lawyer, they had no concept of common law. You had to explain to them what share capital was.

29 Jul 2002 - 12:00am


Paul Berriman

Senior vice-president of strategy and marketing


13 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Managing people to cope in different dimension

AS FAR BACK AS HE CAN remember, Anthony Cann was going to be a lawyer.

'I have no idea why and I certainly had no idea what it meant. But even at the age of 13 I was being advised on what subjects to take to do law at university.'

24 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Lawyers shed suits to pull in the cash

Lawyers from nine law firms exchanged their suits for shorts and trainers but did not shed their competitive edge as they struggled in a tug-of-war championship in aid of Operation Santa.

12 Dec 2000 - 12:00am