SJ Berwin To Open Hong Kong Office

Legal Week is reporting that…

SJ Berwin is set to launch its first Asian office with the hire of a former Dewey & LeBoeuf Hong Kong co-head,

The report foes on to say

it has emerged. Daniel Liew has been designated Asia managing partner for SJ Berwin, which is presently awaiting permission to operate as a foreign law firm in Hong Kong, where it intends to practice fund formation, private equity, infrastructure, corporate M&A, litigation and real estate law.

Liew, who previously launched Dewey’s Hong Kong office when he joined the firm in 2007, has a general corporate practice covering private equity, M&A, project finance and capital markets. Prior to joining Dewey, Liew was a partner at Simmons & Simmons’ Hong Kong branch.

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