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A&O HK India cap markets partner Amit Singh defects to Linklaters Singapore

Amit Singh moves from Hong Kong to Singapore, changes Magic Circle firms
Amit Singh moves from Hong Kong to Singapore, changes Magic Circle firms

Allen & Overy’s Hong Kong-based India group lawyer Amit Singh, who had been promoted to A&O’s partnership in 2014, has joined Linklaters in Singapore as a partner, according to a Linklaters press release yesterday.

He specialises in capital markets.

Singh is an Oxford University 1998-graduate, and was also a Radhakrishnan British Chevening Scholar, after a BA in English literature from St Stephen’s College in Delhi in 1996.

After a short stint with Freshfields in London, in 2005 Singh qualified in New York after an LLM in corporate law from New York University (NYU) and worked at Davis Polk & Wardwell in the city and London before joining A&O in Hong Kong.

According to Linklaters’ press release, he will work within the Narayan Iyer-led India practice, as well as with with Singapore-based capital markets partners Hyung Ahn and Jonathan Horan,

Head of Linklaters’ Asia capital markets practice William Liu commented: “Amit’s hire emphasises our commitment to achieving a market-leading position across all key markets in Asia. His stature as a leading practitioner in Southeast Asia and India will create new synergies with our Southeast Asia and broader India practice, as well as our leading capital markets practices across the region.”

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