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Asia partner promotions build regional practice strengths to answer client demand/ 史密夫斐尔律师事务所亚洲区晋升六位合伙人,强化区域业务,响应客户需求

15 April 2019 | Asia
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Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted six new partners in Asia as part of its annual global partnership promotions. 

The new partners are experienced practitioners with well-established reputations in key sectors across the firm's Asia markets:

"On behalf of the firm, I would like to congratulate our new Asia partners," said Asia Managing Partner Justin D'Agostino.  "These promotions support the growth of many of the firm's strongest practices in this region, and reflect the industry expertise most in demand by our Asia and international clients.

"The promotions also demonstrate our long-term commitment to investing in and developing talent of the very highest calibre from within our own ranks in Asia."


More about the new partners

Jeremy Birch, Hong Kong
Jeremy has a deep knowledge and understanding of corporate crime and regulatory compliance. His experience dealing with multiple regulators in cross-border matters positions him well to defend clients in complex government investigations and enforcement litigation. He also regularly assists multinationals in managing the compliance and conduct risk associated with operating in a complex regulatory environment across Asia. With higher qualifications from Australian, UK and US universities in law, banking and business, Jeremy is admitted in Hong Kong, New York and Australia, and first arrived in Asia in 2014.

Natalie Curtis, Singapore
Natalie leads the firm's financial services regulatory practice in Southeast Asia. Having practised in four jurisdictions, she is well versed in the regulatory regimes and challenges facing financial institutions and fintech companies operating in the region and beyond. Natalie has extensive experience advising on cross-border and complex regulatory matters, from internal and regulatory investigations to regulatory reform and compliance. She holds bachelor's degrees in law and management studies, is qualified in Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand, and is a registered foreign lawyer in Singapore.

Tomas Furlong, Singapore
Tomas is a member of the firm's market-leading Asia dispute resolution practice, based in Singapore. Specialising in cross-border arbitration, he advises clients on complex disputes, with a particular focus on the TMT and energy sectors and in relation to private equity and sovereign fund investments.  A member of our Philippines and India practices, Tomas has experience of commercial fraud, joint venture, shareholder, post-M&A and contractual disputes, including complex quantum assessments. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford, and is qualified in England and Wales and Hong Kong.  He is a registered foreign lawyer in Singapore.

Matthew Goerke, Jakarta
Matthew is an experienced corporate adviser and a member of our market-leading energy and resources team in Asia. He advises clients on acquisitions, developments and disposals of energy and resources projects in Indonesia, with a particular focus on new Indonesian infrastructure and power opportunities. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in law from the University of Notre Dame, Australia, and holds a graduate diploma in applied finance from Australia's Kaplan Education.

*Matthew joined the firm in 2008 and has been on permanent secondment to our affiliate firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in Jakarta for the past seven years. 

Calvin Ho, Beijing
Calvin has particular expertise advising clients in the energy, transport and natural resources sectors, assisting on complex cross-border outbound acquisitions, disposals and project development and financing. Calvin graduated from the University of New South Wales with bachelor's degrees in commerce and law. He is qualified as a solicitor in New South Wales and Hong Kong.

Adelaide Luke, Hong Kong
Adelaide advises on competition law, specialising in multi-jurisdictional cartel investigations and merger control arrangements for complex corporate transactions. Her detailed understanding of UK, EU and Asian regulatory regimes is particularly invaluable to companies working across the region's regulatory borders. Adelaide worked in the firm's London and Brussels offices prior to relocating to Hong Kong in 2015. She is qualified as a solicitor in Australia, Hong Kong, England and Wales, and Ireland.

 

史密夫斐尔律师事务所亚洲区晋升六位合伙人,强化区域业务,响应客户需求

领先的国际律师事务所史密夫斐尔宣布在本年度全球新合伙人任命中,在亚洲区晋升六位合伙人。

新任命的合伙人均为经验丰富的执业律师,在各自业务领域树立了良好的声誉:

 

亚洲区管理合伙人欧智乐表示:“本人谨代表本所恭贺亚洲区的新晋合伙人。他们的晋升响应了本所亚洲及国际客户的需求,是对本所亚洲区强势业务领域持续增长的有力支持。”

“此次任命新的合伙人也体现了本所长期致力于在亚洲区的投资和培养最高水平的人才。”


新任合伙人的详细资料

蒋乐民(Jeremy Birch),香港

蒋乐民律师对争讼性的监管和白领犯罪事务有深入的认识和了解。处理涉及多个监管机构的跨境事务的丰富经验,在复杂的政府调查和执法诉讼中为客户辩护时游刃有余。他还定期协助跨国公司管理与在亚洲区复杂的监管环境中运营相关的合规和行为风险。蒋律师取得澳大利亚、英国和美国的大学颁授的法律、银行和商业等方面的学历资格,具有香港、纽约和澳大利亚执业资格。他于2014年开始在亚洲工作。

Natalie Curtis新加坡

Natalie主管本所在东南亚的金融服务监管业务。她曾在四个不同的法域执业,对于亚洲区内外的监管制度以及金融机构和金融科技公司经营所面临的挑战十分了解。Natalie在处理跨境和复杂的监管事务(从内部和监管调查到监管改革和合规等)方面拥有丰富的经验。她拥有法学和管理学学士学位,拥有香港、澳大利亚和新西兰执业资格,是新加坡注册外国律师。

傅明朗(Tomas Furlong),新加坡

傅明朗律师常驻本所新加坡办公室,新加坡办公室争议解决业务在亚洲市场处于领先地位。傅律师专门从事跨境仲裁事务,就复杂纠纷向客户提供咨询服务,其业务重心包括私募股权和基金投资的电信、媒体和科技及能源行业。傅律师自2014年起常驻亚洲,也是本所菲律宾和印度业务组的重要成员。他毕业于牛津大学,取得英格兰和香港执业资格。他是新加坡注册外国律师。

Matthew Goerke,雅加达

Matthew是一位经验丰富的公司事务律师,隶属于本所在亚洲市场处于领先地位的能源及自然资源部。他就印度尼西亚的能源及自然资源项目的收购、开发和处置事宜向客户提供法律意见,着重参与印度尼西亚新的基建和电力业务机会。Matthew于2008年加入本所,过去七年中一直长期借调到本所在雅加达的联营律所Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung。他毕业于澳大利亚的University of Notre Dame,取得法学士学位,并持有澳大利亚Kaplan Education颁授的应用金融研究生文凭。

胡贵英(Calvin Ho),北京

胡贵英律师专注于能源、交通运输及自然资源领域,擅长协助客户处理复杂的跨境对外收购、处置、项目开发和融资事宜。何律师毕业于新南威尔士大学,拥有商业和法律学士学位。他在新南威尔士州和香港取得律师执业资格。

陆雅丽(Adelaide Luke),香港

陆雅丽律师专注于竞争法事务,擅长处理复杂的企业交易所涉及的多法域反垄断调查。她对英国、欧盟和亚洲的监管制度有深入的了解,这对于在亚洲运营的公司而言非常关键。陆律师曾在本所的伦敦和布鲁塞尔办公室工作,于2015年起常驻香港办公室。她具有澳大利亚、香港、英格兰与威尔士以及爱尔兰执业资格。

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