Moves of the week of Jan.23

Wotton + Kearney promotes Will Robinson to partner

Will Robinson has been promoted to partner at insurance and dispute resolution boutique Wotton + Kearney. He will relocate to the Perth office after two years in the firm’s Melbourne base. He was previously a litigation lawyer at DLA Piper.

David Benson promoted to partner at Clayton Utz

Clayton Utz has promoted commercial litigator David Benson to partner in its Perth office. He has a strong focus on shareholder disputes and contentious intellectual property matters in the Federal Court of Australia.

Mark Wong joins Duane Morris & Selvam as a director

Mark Wong has joined Duane Morris & Selvam as a director in Singapore. Before the move, he was at Rajah & Tann. He brings with him a range of experience of corporate and commercial work, having advised on cross-border and domestic acquisitions and dispositions, private equity, construction and financing matters.

ANM Global hires Binay Kumar Mishra as a senior partner

ANM Global has hired Citibank vice president Binay Kumar Mishra as a senior partner to head the firm’s banking and finance practice in Mumbai. He was previously with ICICI Bank’s legal team from 2007 to 2012.

Deacons promotes two senior associates to partnership

Deacons has promoted senior associates Peter So and Dora Si to partner. So will bolster the litigation and dispute resolution practice with his capabilities in regulatory investigations, financial services litigation, arbitration and employment disputes. Si has broad experience in all aspects of IP protection and enforcement.