Freshfields hires partner from Linklaters in Hong King

May 17, 2011 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has boosted its Hong Kong finance practice with the hire of banking partner Howard Lam from Linklaters.

Rob Ashworth, the firm’s Asia managing partner, aid that Lam’s appointment will help Freshfields advise on complex financing work that will become a mainstay in Asia.

Freshfields’s Managing Partner Ted Burke added: “Asia, with the possible exception of the United States, is the highest-growth region for us.”

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