International law firm Holman Fenwick Willan has hired top construction lawyer Nicolas Longley as a partner in its Hong Kong office.
Previously a partner at Mayer Brown JSM, Longley has 20 years of experience acting in high-profile projects and disputes in Hong Kong, Australia and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
He advises on construction, engineering and insurance-related issues to governments, contractors, specialist subcontractors, consultants and insurers.
Commenting on his appointment, Nick said: “I am delighted to be joining HFW’s construction practice. It is clear to me that HFW is committed to providing its clients with the highest level of service across the globe- I believe their strength in depth across Asia, Australia and the Middle East will allow me to provide an even greater level of service to my clients.”
Paul Hatzer, the managing partner of the firm’s Hong Kong office comments: “We are excited to welcome Nick to the firm. Nick’s significant experience in construction law and in all forms of dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation, will ensure our clients continue to receive the top quality service they are used to from HFW.”
Longley features in The International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers.