Australia's ClarkeKann Lawyers and DLA Piper had the lead roles on the Taiwanese company's $1.15 billion investment in an iron-ore mining project in Western Australia.
Property specialist Andrew Norman was previously a partner at King & Wood Mallesons.
David Ephraums is returning to private practice after nearly 20 years as in-house counsel at a number of Australia-based financial services companies.
A three-judge panel rejected a proposed distribution scheme for a $75.3 million class action award to investors in failed Australian financial advisory company Storm Financial Ltd.
David Guthrie was previously a special counsel in the Melbourne office of Norton Rose Fulbright.
Sonia Goumenis is rejoining the firm after three years as a partner at Allen & Overy.
Glenn Hughes and Edward Nixey will join the firm's corporate practice in Sydney, while Nick Ruskin focuses on labor and employment from Melbourne.
Insolvency lawyer Greg Lewis is moving over from the Sydney office of K&L Gates.
The British-Australian mining giant is unloading its 80 percent stake in a New South Wales copper and gold project.
The shifting market, a series of departures and leadership changes—in the U.S. as well as Asia—have raised questions about the firm's Asia strategy. But chairman Bradley Butwin insists that O'Melveny's commitment to Asia is as strong as it ever was.