Paul Christopher

Paul Christopher

Hong Kong

Mourant announces 45 promotions globally

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06 May 2020

Leading offshore law and governance services firm, Mourant, has announced seven promotions in its Hong Kong office.

James Broad in the firm's Corporate and Funds team has been promoted to Counsel.

James specialises in investment funds with a focus on private equity and hedge funds, and has experience advising on private mergers and acquisitions. His expertise includes guiding clients through the initial set-up process, launch and ongoing operation and maintenance of their fund, especially in respect of Cayman Islands regulatory matters applicable to fund managers.

Hong Kong Corporate and Funds Associate, Allison Hune has been promoted to Senior Associate and Freya Xu became Associate in the same practice group. Katherine Zeng became Associate in the Banking & Finance practice group and in the Business Services team, Adrienne Fong has been promoted to Administrative Assistant.

In affiliated business, Mourant Governance Services, Cristal Ho and Alice Lai have been promoted to Senior Manager. Cristal has experience in the governance and management of private equity fund and corporate structures. Alice advises on corporate governance, on-boarding, company administration and board support in the offshore corporate, private equity, real estate and fund service industries.

Mourant is highly regarded as one of the most dynamic offshore legal practices in Asia, having been the fastest growing offshore law firm in the region since the launch of its Hong Kong office in 2012.

Mourant Hong Kong Managing Partner, Paul Christopher, said: "These promotions reflect our ongoing strategic expansion in Asia, following another exceptional year for the team. Not only does this send a strong signal to the market in terms of our growth and capability, these promotions also demonstrate our commitment to the professional development of our people across all areas of our business.

"I'm very much looking forward to continuing to work with these individuals as they grow their careers at the firm. I wish them every success in their new roles."

Mourant Hong Kong continues to be recognised by the world's leading legal directories for its work on many of the most significant offshore transactions and cases in the market, having maintained high rankings in both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 this year.