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Partner News: Thorp Alberga & Gide Loyrette Make Key Additions

by on June 15, 2010

legal news hong kongEverton Robertson recently joined Thorp Alberga as a partner, movnig over from Walker’s.  Robertson is a private equity and finance lawyer advising on Cayman Islands and BVI law. He has acted for major financial institutions, corporations and private equity firms throughout Asia for over 9 years.  His experience includes private equity funds, pre-IPO financing, M&A, general corporate work and capital markets.

Robertson was previously a partner in Walkers’ Hong Kong office where he was part of the private equity and China practices. He previously was an attorney at Maples and Calder in Hong Kong, as well as Shearman and Sterling and Linklaters in London. He graduated from University College in London and later the College of Law in Guildford.

Also, Gide Loyrette Nouel (GLN) is announced that Samuel Chau has joined the firm as Head of Banking and Finance (Hong Kong). Chau’s appointment further strengthens GLN’s Asia Banking & Finance Group, which is led by Balbir Bindra.  The firm is making a greater effort to increase its practice in the area due to a rise in client demand in Asia.

Chau has worked for a broad range of corporate and financial institutions, focusing on banking and structured finance.  He has specific experience with leveraged, real estate, project and asset-based financings throughout Hong Kong, the PRC and the APAC region.  Chau’s  transactional work includes advising PRC clients on project financings, formation of real estate project funds, acquisition financing and bank mergers in Hong Kong.

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