Australia's latest global law firm arrival, Clifford Chance, has announced it has elected 12 new partners across the Asia Pacific region, in addition to the 14 new partners acquired via their entry into the Australian market.
Clifford Chance officially welcomed the 14 new Australian partners on 1 May, following the firm's mergers with Chang, Pistilli & Simmons and Cochrane Lishman Carson Luscombe.
Regional managing partner Peter Charlton said the further additions across Singapore, Hong Kong and China reflect the fact that "Asia Pacific is an exciting place to be a lawyer right now".
The new additions bring Clifford Chance's total partnership to 577.
The new partners include:
Maggie Lo, Finance, Beijing
Dauwood Malik, Finance, Hong Kong
Neeraj Budhwani, Corporate, Hong Kong
Kelly Gregory, Corporate, Shanghai
Matt Fairclough, Capital Markets, Hong Kong
Glen Ma, Corporate, Shanghai
Paul Greenwell, Finance, Hong Kong
Jean Thio, Capital Markets, Shanghai
Hyun Kim, Capital Markets, Hong Kong
Johannes Juette, Capital Markets, Singapore
Virginia Lee, Corporate, Hong Kong
Merrick White, Finance, Singapore