Bird & Bird boosts HK office with Baker Botts hire

Bird & Bird has boosted its Hong Kong office with the hire of Baker Botts partner David Rentonto its international energy sector group and corporate practice.    “David’s expertise is an excellent fit for us with his extensive experience in our most rapidly growing sector area,” said Marcus Vass, head of Bird & Bird’s transactional group in China. Vass added that the addition of Renton is in line with Bird & Bird’s ambition to grow its Asian arm to represent 20 percent of the firm in the next five years.   “Bird & Bird’s strong capability in Asia puts them in a good position to take advantage of the growing opportunities here, and their leading expertise in technology gives them the cutting edge in the energy sector, where the focus is increasingly on cleantech and renewable solutions,” he said.

Bird & Bird boosts HK office with Baker Botts hire Tue, Jul 3, 2012