Simon Powell has joined the litigation department at Latham & Watkins LLP in Hong Kong.
Formerly of Jones Day, Powell specialises in a range of areas covering financial services, accounting, telecommunications, construction and infrastructure and has widespread expertise in handling complex commercial litigation cases and arbitration proceedings.
His experience includes advising on several high-profile cases involving various disputes, insolvencies, restructurings and matters relating to financial services regulation in Hong Kong and Greater China.
Commenting on the move, Powell said: “I look forward to joining my new colleagues and to helping build a Greater China litigation capability,” adding that “the firm’s global platform, practice strength in Greater China and worldwide litigation capabilities make this an exciting opportunity to grow my practice.”
Simon Powell is named in The International Who’s Who of Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers.