Baker & McKenzie Elects Six Partners Across its China Offices
29 June 2012
Hong Kong, China, 29 June 2012 – Baker & McKenzie is delighted to announce the election of six partners in its China offices, effective 1 July 2012.
Commenting on the new partner appointments, Poh Lee Tan, managing partner of the Hong Kong/ PRC/ Vietnam offices, said, “We are pleased to see our partnership continue to grow with highly talented, pragmatic and energetic lawyers, who not only bring a wealth of experience to our clients, but also exceptional commitment and dedication. The new partner appointments enable us to meet the growing needs of our clients, as well as build on our service offerings through specialisation across strategic practice areas and industry sectors.”
Brief biographies of the six new partners are set out below.
Pierre Chan focuses on Hong Kong and regional tax planning, stamp duty, wealth management and succession planning, as well as tax controversy and litigation matters. Pierre is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and in New South Wales. He is based in Hong Kong.
Anna Gamvros focuses on issues in the IT and communications sectors, providing multijurisdictional advice on licensing and technology agreements, outsourcing, privacy and data protection and telecommunications and internet regulatory issues. Anna is admitted as a solicitor in Queensland, Australia and in Hong Kong. She is based in Hong Kong.
Clara Ingen-Housz focuses on global antitrust matters, with a particular focus on PRC and Hong Kong competition laws. Her practice includes multi-jurisdictional merger filings, cartel investigations, dominant firm analysis, distribution structuring, compliance and private litigation. She splits her time between Hong Kong and Beijing. Clara is admitted in New York and Paris and is registered as a foreign lawyer in Hong Kong.
Winton Kim focuses on international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and energy and infrastructure development projects, particularly those that involve Korean companies conducting business in and outside Korea. Winton is admitted as an attorney in California and is registered as a foreign lawyer in Hong Kong. He is based in Hong Kong.
Simon Leung focuses on structured finance, project and export credit loans and general banking matters, with a particular focus on cross-border PRC related financing transactions. Simon is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and in England and Wales. He is based in Beijing.
Dominic Wai focuses on anti-corruption, white collar crime, law enforcement and regulatory matters in Hong Kong. He also handles corporate litigation, shareholders’ disputes and insolvency matters, defamation cases, as well as property litigation. Dominic is admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong. He is based in Hong Kong.