LAWFUEL – Legal News, Legal Jobs Network – It is with great pleasure that Holman Fenwick & Willan announces that Simon Sloane has moved from London to bolster the firm’s presence in Singapore. Simon, a South African trained lawyer, is a Partner in the firm’s Insurance & Reinsurance Group.
Simon specialises in non-marine insurance and reinsurance dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration and mediation). He has extensive market knowledge and has worked as in-house counsel in both the US and the UK. He has a global insurance and reinsurance practice of current and legacy issues.
Paul Wordley (Insurance & Reinsurance Group Head) said, “We are delighted that Simon, who has over 14 years of experience of the international insurance and reinsurance markets, has relocated to Singapore to spearhead our expansion in this area in Singapore and the Asia Pacific region generally, where he will work closely with our existing offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Melbourne. This moves is yet another demonstration of our commitment to both the sector and the region”.
Holman Fenwick & Willan’s Singapore Office was opened in 1991, building the firm’s presence and profile in Asia. This is now a substantial office with 10 English qualified lawyers, with experience in complex transactions in the legal systems within the region. Holman Fenwick & Willan has for many years been recognised as one of the leading firms in the world for maritime and shipping work. In the last 20 years the firm has extended that reputation and practice into other sectors, particularly insurance and reinsurance, energy, especially oil and gas, ship and other asset finance, including the finance of LNG vessels, port development and fuel transportation. The Singapore office provides advice on all of these areas.
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