S. R. Patnaik was formerly a tax partner with Luthra & Luthra in Delhi.
Nicholas Miller was previously a partner at Clayton Utz.
Tax and structured finance specialist Shahriar Mofakhami was previously a partner with Melbourne boutique Greenfields.
Structured finance specialist Tom Lennox is joining the U.S. firm from DibbsBarker.
Yong Ren was previously a partner in Hong Kong with Mayer Brown JSM.
Prakash Pillai was previously a partner and head of the South Asia practice for Rajah & Tann.
Nobuaki Kobayashi, who served as trustee in the $5.6 billion bankruptcy of Elpida Memory last year, will join the Tokyo firm on Oct. 1.
New Perth partners Beth Cubitt and Glen Warwick will launch a construction and projects practice, while Maurice Thompson will head the firm's Australian shipping, trade, and commodities practices.
Sachin Mandlik, formerly an independent practitioner, specializes in litigation and arbitration proceedings involving corporate and constitutional law.
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.