News: Ince & Co to launch major expansion in Asia


Ince & Co to launch major expansion in Asia

To seize growth opportunities in key sectors, the firm is adding three new partners in Hong Kong bringing a team of 25 staff over including 18 fee earners.
Ince & Co to launch major expansion in Asia

Ince & Co Hong Kong, part of the Ince Gordon Dadds LLP network announced its growth plans in Asia to strengthen the firm’s core practice areas of shipping, international trade, insurance, energy, and infrastructure.

The spearhead of this expansion is the addition of three lateral-hire partners joining the firm in Hong Kong, launching new corporate finance/IPO and construction practices, and strengthening existing core business areas. 

The firm is adding Eric Lui, Alfred Lau, and Ian Lo in Hong Kong as new partners. Ince expects 25 other staff members to join the three new partners upon their arrival at the firm. The firm also said that its China operations will boost its headcount this year across all practice areas.

Eric Lui will join Ince from March, bringing a wealth of experience and track record of delivering quality legal services to clients. Eric brings with him expertise in banking, corporate finance, and IPOs. Alfred Lau will join Ince in April and specializes in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, having handled a wide range of contentious commercial matters that include disputes involving; shareholders, land properties, trust agreements as well as bankruptcy and company liquidation matters. 

Ian’s appointment will create a new construction practice and he brings additional areas of expertise to complement Ince’s established dispute resolution practice.  

Ince’s three new partners will bring an additional 25 members of staff to the firm in Hong Kong on their arrival. In addition to these new partners and professional hires, Ince’s China practice is expecting further growth that will increase its total headcount across all practice areas of the firm.  

Paul Ho, Head of Ince Gordon Dadds in China, said: “we will seize growth opportunities as they arise and constantly work to enhance and expand our offer to clients in China, the Asia region, and globally”.

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