总部位于英国伦敦的国际律所霍尔曼芬威克威律师事务所(HFW)近日迎来交易律师Brinton Scott(苏任天)和Danielle Peng分别以合伙人、顾问身份加盟其上海办公室。

加盟HFW之前,Brinton Scott在温斯顿律师事务所上海办公室担任管理合伙人;Danielle Peng在美国材料科学和专业制造公司库博标准担任法律顾问。

Brinton Scott在中国执业近25年,现任上海美国商会法律委员会主席。他为大型跨国公司和投资基金提供全方位的公司事务咨询,包括并购、外国直接投资(FDI)、合资企业、重组、调查和白领犯罪、雇佣、知识产权等领域。Brinton Scott在保险、航空、零售、医疗保健和汽车等多个行业都有丰富的经验。

Danielle Peng为跨国公司在跨境并购和FDI方面提供咨询服务,包括尽职调查、交易结构、收购协议的起草和谈判,以及企业在华的公司事务、合规、政府监管等。在库博标准任职期间,她负责公司在中国、韩国、印度、日本和新加坡的所有法律事务。

HFW上海办公室于2019年成立专门的交易业务团队,此后不断壮大。对于两位律师的加盟,HFW上海办公室负责人Nick Poynder表示:“他们提升了我们的公司业务和并购业务——特别是在支持跨国企业在华投资方面,他们的加入强化了我们现有的优势。”

HFW strengthens Greater China transactional practice with double hire in Shanghai

London-headquartered global firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has hired transactional partner Brinton Scott and of counsel Danielle Peng in its Shanghai office.

Prior to joining HFW, Scott was Shanghai managing partner at Winston & Strawn, and Peng was Asia Pacific legal senior director, Asia Pacific, at Cooper Standard.

Brinton has worked in China for almost 25 years and is the current Chairman of the Legal Committee of The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. He advises large multinational corporations and investment funds on the full spectrum of corporate matters including M&A, FDI, joint ventures, restructuring, investigations and white-collar crime, employment, IP, and technology. Brinton has experience across a wide range of sectors, including insurance, aviation, retail, healthcare and automotive.

Peng advises multinational corporations on cross-border M&A and FDI, including due diligence, deal structuring, and the drafting and negotiation of acquisition agreements, as well as general corporate, compliance, government and regulatory matters in China. At Cooper Standard, she led all of the company's legal affairs in China, Korea, India, Japan and Singapore.

HFW launched a transactional practice in Shanghai in 2019. Nick Poynder, HFW’s Shanghai Office Head, comments on the joining of the two partners: “Together, they give a real boost to our corporate and M&A practice – particularly in supporting multinational organisations with their inbound PRC investments, to complement our existing strength in advising PRC companies domestically and abroad.”

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