The private client boutique said it was sending international finance head Denis Petkovic in response to demand for corporate advice from wealth planning and other clients.
Gillad Dalal was formerly a partner with Norton Rose Fulbright.
Iain Anderson was most recently head of the Asia insurance and reinsurance practice for Ince & Co.
Alex Eastwood, who will join the firm's energy and resource group, was most recently the general counsel of Australian gold mining company Gryphon Minerals.
Ji Liu is moving over from Norton Rose Fulbright.
David Ryan and David Lyons are joining from Baker & McKenzie and Norton Rose Fulbright, respectively.
Paul Deemer and Rob Patterson are relocating to London and Moscow, respectively, two months after the Houston-based firm announced it would close its Shanghai office.
Horace Lam was previously a partner in the Beijing office of Jones Day.
New partners Erica Hartley and Paul Wilson are joining the firm from Herbert Smith Freehills and Minter Ellison, respectively.
For international firms, China has generally been a tale of two cities: Beijing and Shanghai. But a number of firms are starting to eye second-tier markets like Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Qingdao.