Freshfields promotes 17 to counsel rank
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has bolstered its ranks of counsel with the hire of corporate specialist Ethan Jin from the Hong Kong office of Clifford Chance and the promotion of 17 associates to the role of counsel across the firm’s global network.
In Asia there were four promotions, with two in Hong Kong and two in Ho Chi Minh City. The new Hong Kong counsel are competition and trade specialist Margaret Wang and corporate specialists David Cotton. And in Ho Chi Minh City the firm appointed corporate specialists Tien Bui and Lang Nguyen to the role.
Commenting on the Asia appointments, Freshfields’ Asia managing partner Robert Ashworth said: “These appointments are very well deserved and demonstrate Freshfields’ commitment to support the growth of our clients and our team across the Asian region.”