Edmund Sim has launched the Singapore office of Appleton Luff International Lawyers PTE Ltd.
He made the move from Hunton & Williams LLP. Sim says he will be joined by five colleagues from Hunton & Williams; four of who come from the Asia trade team.
"Appleton Luff focuses on international trade and commerce and provides global support," said Edmund Sim. "My team is excited to join Appleton Luff."
The Singapore office will focus specifically on trade matters, including WTO and FTA issues.
Sim brings a wealth of experience in trade remedies (including anti-dumping and countervailing duties), safeguards, customs, foreign investment, intellectual property and antitrust. He has participated in more than 150 trade remedy proceedings involving a range of products and foods throughout Asia, Europe, the US, South Africa and South America.
He features in The International Who's Who of Trade & Customs Lawyers.