Clyde & Co is pleased to announce the addition of six partners in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, continuing the regional growth trajectory of the firm.
Over the last two years, Clyde & Co has tripled the size of its regional office network and more than doubled the number of partners in the APAC region. With the current new additions, the firm now has 46 partners in region?. Three of the new partners are lateral hires, and three are via internal promotion.
Kon Nakousis joins in Sydney as a construction partner, arriving from Minter Ellison. Kon advises both principal and contractor clients across the construction and engineering sectors, covering front and back-end construction, commercial matters and dispute resolution.
Justin Tan arrives into the firm's Singapore office as a corporate partner, as Clyde & Co's corporate team continues to build up bench strength across the region. He joins from Singaporean firm Rodyk & Davidson, and was previously with Allen & Overy for seven years in Singapore, Tokyo and Shanghai. Justin has a pan-Asia practice; extensive experience in Singapore and other South East Asian countries, China and Japan (having lived in all of these jurisdictions). His focus and experience is centred around M&A, commercial and projects, with particular expertise across the industrials, energy, infrastructure, real estate and chemicals sectors.
June Yeum has joined Clyde & Co's Singapore (and New York) office(s) as an international arbitration partner. She is also regularly involved with international business litigation and negotiations across Asia. June arrives from Lee & Ko in Seoul where she was co-head of the International Dispute Resolution Group. Prior to Lee & Ko, June was with Baker & McKenzie and Duane Morris in New York.
Three internal promotions to partner have also become effective as of 1 May, and include Gareth Horne in Sydney, in the firm's...