K&L Gates LLP has added Neil Campbell as a finance partner in its Hong Kong office. He joins the firm from O’Melveny & Myers where he was co-leader of its Asia debt capital markets practice. With an extensive background in finance, Campbell (who is qualified in both England and Hong Kong) represents clients such as Asian arrangers and issuers on a variety of debt capital markets and securitization transactions. He has led teams involved in some of the first securitizations in Korea, Hong Kong, the PRC, Indonesia, and Thailand, and has also worked on transactions in the rapidly developing offshore RMB bond market.

Majmudar & Co has taken on Prashanth Sabeshan as partner in its banking and infrastructure practice group with effect from 16 February 2012. Sabeshan has close to fifteen years of experience in general corporate and commercial law with focus on joint ventures and investments in infrastructure projects, development of greenfield and brownfield energy projects, PPAs, FSAs, port terminals, infrastructure development, mining projects, complex commercial contracts, EPC/EPCM procurement and construction, project financing, security and credit documentation and trade financing. From 1997-2007, he was based in Mumbai with Amarchand Mangaldas where he was a partner. Subsequently, he worked at Freehills (Melbourne) and Norton Rose (Singapore), and then as senior counsel with the sponsors on the development of an integrated mine infrastructure project in Indonesia.

TressCox Lawyers has appointed Andrea Wookey as partner in the banking and finance team in the firm’s Melbourne office. She joins from Freehills. Wookey has broad banking, finance and corporate skills. She is also experienced in restructuring, turnaround and insolvency matters and has recently focused on advising and providing training on the impact of personal property securities reform in Australia. Wookey has been involved in a wide range of general corporate advisory matters, including assisting numerous multinational corporations with the establishment and expansion of their activities internationally. She has also worked on a significant number of ‘big ticket’ projects and property transactions in Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Singapore.

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