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May Tai to lead Herbert Smith Freehills in Greater China - 戴枫媚(May Tai)将领导史密夫斐尔大中华区业务

17 August 2017 | Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai
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Partner May Tai has been appointed to lead Herbert Smith Freehills' Greater China practice, effective 1 October 2017.

史密夫斐尔律师事务所合伙人戴枫媚(May Tai)已接受委任,将从2017年10月1日起领导该所大中华区的业务。

The practice comprises 300 partners, lawyers and staff in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai offering corporate, capital markets, finance and disputes advice to local and international clients.

"Herbert Smith Freehills' Asia practice is growing at a rapid rate, especially in Greater China," said Justin D'Agostino, Managing Partner, Asia and Australia. "May knows our business and our people, and is the ideal candidate to lead the team to further success," said Justin.

"An excellent lawyer, popular with clients and colleagues alike, she has worked in a number of our offices and is an outstanding role model for diversity and people development in our business," said Justin.

As Managing Partner, Greater China, May will work in close collaboration with the firm's head of Beijing, Tom Chau, and head of Shanghai, Nanda Lau, and with the region's practice group leaders.

May is one of the leading arbitration practitioners in the China market, and will continue her work for clients as her principal focus, alongside her new role and responsibilities.

 

戴枫媚(May Tai)将领导史密夫斐尔大中华区业务

 

史密夫斐尔律师事务所合伙人戴枫媚(May Tai)已接受委任,将从2017年10月1日起领导该所大中华区的业务。

史密夫斐尔律师事务所的大中华区业务由北京、香港及上海的300多名员工——包括合伙人、律师和其他成员——构成,旨在为当地及全球的客户提供公司、资本市场、融资以及争议解决等各方面的法律服务。

“史密夫斐尔的亚洲业务正在快速地增长,尤其是在大中华区”,该所亚洲和澳大利亚地区管理合伙人Justin D'Agostino评论道。“May对我们的业务和团队有深入的了解,她是引领我们团队进一步走向成功的理想人选,”Justin说。

 “May是一位十分出色的律师,深受客户和同事的欢迎。她曾在史密夫斐尔的多个分所工作过,她也是我们所推崇的注重多元文化和致力于人才发展方面的卓越楷模,”Justin说。

作为大中华区的管理合伙人,戴律师将与该所北京分所的管理合伙人邹兆麟(Tom Chau)、上海分所的管理合伙人刘依兰(Nanda Lau)以及区域内各个不同业务领域的主管合伙人密切合作。

戴律师是中国仲裁界领军人物之一,在承担新的角色与责任的同时,她将继续把为客户提供优质的仲裁服务作为她的工作重心。

 

ABOUT MAY

May Tai specialises in China-related disputes representing both Chinese parties and non-Chinese parties. She is a CEDR accredited mediator, an arbitrator in the HKIAC List of Arbitrators, a member of the CIETAC HK panel of arbitrators, and Committee Member of the SIAC Users Council for Hong Kong.

A graduate of Somerville College, University of Oxford, May joined Herbert Smith Freehills as a trainee in 2001, and became a partner in 2010. She has been based in Greater China since 2009, spending 18 months in Shanghai, three years in Beijing and four years in Hong Kong.

May is based in Hong Kong but regularly spends time in Herbert Smith Freehills' Shanghai and Beijing offices, and has also practised in the firm's London, Singapore and Tokyo offices. She speaks Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Bahasa (Malaysian and Indonesian), and English, and is qualified in England and Wales and Hong Kong.

戴枫媚律师擅长为中国及全球的客户处理与中国相关的争议解决问题。戴律师是获得CEDR认证的调解员,她入选了香港国际仲裁中心(HKIAC)的仲裁员名单和中国国际经济贸易仲裁委员会(CIETAC)的香港仲裁员名单,同时也是新加坡国际仲裁中心(SIAC)香港用户委员会的成员。

戴律师毕业于牛津大学萨默维尔学院,于2001年作为见习律师加入史密夫斐尔,并于2010年成为合伙人。她自2009年起开始常驻大中华区,在上海工作了18个月,在北京工作了3年,目前在香港工作了4年。

戴律师目前常驻香港,但也经常在本所的上海和北京办公室工作。她也曾在本所伦敦总部以及新加坡、东京分所工作。戴律师能讲中文(包括普通话与广东话)、英语、马来语(包括马来语与印尼语),她具有英格兰及威尔士律师执业资格以及香港律师执业资格。

 

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS

Operating from 26 offices across Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America, Herbert Smith Freehills is at the heart of the new global business landscape providing premium quality, full-service legal advice. We provide many of the world’s most important organisations with access to market-leading dispute resolution, projects and transactional legal advice, combined with expertise in a number of global industry sectors, including energy, natural resources, infrastructure, technology and financial services. www.herbertsmithfreehills.com

Herbert Smith Freehills has some 1,500 lawyers in Asia Pacific, advising clients on complex corporate, disputes and finance matters, from offices in Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Jakarta*, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo, and in Australia, from Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

*In Jakarta, Herbert Smith Freehills' international counsel practise alongside our affiliate firm, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung, one of Indonesia’s leading commercial and corporate law firms.

史密夫斐尔律师事务所在亚太地区、欧洲、中东、非洲和北美地区共设有26个办事机构,在日新月异的全球商业环境中为客户提供高品质、全方位的法律服务。我们为全球众多极为重要的组织机构提供市场领先的争议解决、项目和交易等方面的法律建议,专业领域覆盖能源、自然资源、基础设施、技术和金融服务等各个行业。www.herbertsmithfreehills.com

史密夫斐尔律师事务所在亚太地区共有约1500名律师,分布于曼谷、北京、香港、雅加达*、吉隆坡、首尔、上海、新加坡、东京以及澳大利亚的布里斯班、墨尔本、珀斯和悉尼分所,专门为客户解决复杂的公司、争议解决及融资问题。

*在雅加达,史密夫斐尔律师事务所与联营律所Hiswara Bunjamin&Tandjung(印度尼西亚顶级的商事和公司事务律师事务所之一)合作开展国际法律咨询业务。

 

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