HFW has continued its growth in Australia with the addition of workplace, industrial relations and safety specialist Charmaine Tsang as a partner in the firm’s Perth office effective April 14, 2020. Tsang joins from Lavan.
Withers has bolstered its international arbitration practice in Asia with the addition of arbitration specialist Sherlin Tung as a partner in its Hong Kong office. With over a decade of experience in international arbitration, Tung has advised clients based in Asia, the Americas and Europe on all aspects of cross-border disputes, and is experienced under a number of leading arbitral rules and institutions. As a Taiwanese-American US-qualified lawyer and a registered lawyer in Hong Kong, Tung has worked in various roles in international disputes worldwide, in both English and Chinese. She has worked for the ICC International Court of Arbitration, in both Hong Kong and New York, where she was a founding member of the New York case management team. She also worked in-house for a publicly-listed international conglomerate based in Europe, where she handled the group’s international litigation and arbitration disputes, before returning to private practice, where she worked in the international disputes practice at a leading international law firm in Hong Kong.