DWF has secured an affiliation agreement with Hauzen, a Hong Kong law business specialising in fiscal companies regulation, contentious coverage, intricate professional issues and arbitration.
Basil Hwang, Hauzen’s controlling husband or wife, founded the organization in 2017 following four many years at Zhong Lun Legislation Business in Hong Kong as a husband or wife. Hwang was taking care of partner at Dechert in Hong Kong from 2007 to 2014.
Hauzen, which at present has five associates and one of counsel, is also affiliated with Chinese law company Anjie which merged with an additional Chinese agency, Wide & Dazzling, previous 12 months.
Nigel Knowles, CEO of DWF Group in London, claimed the hottest settlement signed with Hauzen showed that the business saw a clear possibility to boost exercise in a vital world-wide economic centre in spots where by it held sector power with out overcommitting operationally.
“This will fortify our featuring to our world-wide purchasers with interests in China and Hong Kong, although also bettering our skill to immediately support Chinese clientele,” stated Knowles.
DWF and Hauzen also employed insurance policy and maritime disputes professional Anthony Woo as a partner. Woo joined from Clyde & Co in which he was a lover for 6 decades.
Adhering to the arrangement with Hauzen, DWF will have a worldwide footprint in 19 jurisdictions.