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Eversheds appoints Hong Kong corporate partner

The Hong Kong office of law firm Eversheds has appointed former Baker & McKenzie special counsel Stephen Chan as a partner in its corporate practice.

Chan, who has spent more than 12 years with Baker & Mckenzie, specialises in M&A and joint ventures as well as corporate and financing transactions.

He has particular expertise in the technology, media and telecommunications and energy, mining and infrastructure sectors. He has also advised various clients in the venture capital and private equity sector.

In his role at Eversheds Chan will be focussing on both inbound and outbound cross-border M&A transactions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring and financing transactions throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Nick Seddon, managing director of Eversheds’ Hong Kong office, says: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Stephen to the team. Stephen’s broad corporate expertise, particularly in the M&A sector is especially valued as M&A activity in the Asia Pacific region as well as the rest of the world continues to grow.”

Chan says: "Eversheds has a strong corporate practice and I am looking forward to working with the team in helping to develop and grow the existing client base."

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