Ashurst has strengthened its resources and infrastructure team with the appointment of Andrew Digges as a Singapore-based partner. He joins from Allen & Overy, where he was part of the global projects group for over 15 years. Since 2011, Digges has had a key role in establishing Allen & Overy’s associated office in Jakarta. He has extensive experience advising on project development and project finance in the power, infrastructure, mining, oil & gas and petrochemical sectors, predominantly in Asia. In particular, Digges has extensive experience advising on many major Indonesian power projects over the past six years.
Morrison & Foerster has added Adrian Yip in the Hong Kong office’s Commercial Litigation Group. Yip is a seasoned litigator with nearly 25 years’ disputes experience in Hong Kong and Greater China. His practice focuses on Hong Kong-and China-facing cross-border disputes and complex commercial litigation, as well as compliance and internal investigations. Yip, who conducts matters in English and Chinese, has deep experience in asset recovery, corporate restructuring and compliance, internal investigations and intellectual property and licensing disputes. He has represented clients in international arbitrations before various arbitral bodies, including the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, the International Chamber of Commerce and the London Court of International Arbitration. Yip also has experience in contentious matters involving competition law, criminal prosecutions, shareholders’ disputes and FCPA-related investigations. He has advised financial institutions on Hong Kong regulatory matters and represented international parties in cross-border complex class action litigation. He joins from Winston & Strawn’s Hong Kong office, where he was the head of the Asia Litigation practice. He received his LLB degree from Hong Kong University in 1988 and his Post-Graduate Legal Certificate from Hong Kong University in 1989.
White & Case has further expanded its global private equity practice and presence in Asia with the addition of Jonathan Bowden as a local partner in its Singapore office. He has a wealth of experience advising private equity firms and other clients on M&A and private equity transactions in Singapore and across Southeast Asia. Bowden joins the Global M&A Practice from Linklaters’ Singapore office and is qualified in England and Wales. He represents private equity firms and other financial sponsors, together with corporates and banks, on a variety of cross-border private and public M&A transactions, joint ventures and corporate finance transactions.
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