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。
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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