Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has added Christopher James (Jamie) Thomas as a partner in the firm’s Singapore office. Formerly with White & Case, he will continue his banking, finance and restructuring practice with a focus on senior credit and subordinate debt, infrastructure and energy lending and related restructurings. An English-qualified lawyer, Thomas focuses his practice on complex banking, finance and restructuring transactions. His experience includes transactions in London, Singapore, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, the Philippines and Sri Lanka. Thomas practiced with White & Case since 2007 in Singapore and briefly in London. Before that, he worked with Clifford Chance in London from 1999 to 2005. He graduated from College of Law, Guilford in 1996.
Rodyk & Davidson has added Iain Sharp as a partner. He brings with him significant experience in representing clients in multiple industries, such as international trade and commodities, oil and gas, shipping, banking and finance disputes, defence products, civil fraud, intellectual property and technology and insurance/reinsurance. Recognised as a leading individual for his international arbitration and shipping practice, Sharp has conducted major arbitrations and dispute resolutions in various countries in Europe and Asia, and is well versed in the various institutional rules, ad-hoc arbitrations and trade association rules. Prior to joining the firm, he was the managing partner of Bryan Cave in Singapore.
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