Jurisdiction - Hong Kong
Bird & Bird Strengthens Hong Kong TMT Practice With Appointment Of New Partner.

12 May, 2014


Bird & Bird has announced that it has appointed Michelle Chan as a partner in its office in Hong Kong. Michelle was previously partner at Herbert Smith Freehills where she headed up their Asia TMT team. She has practiced in Hong Kong since 1997, focusing on technology, media and telecoms work since 1999.


Justin Walkey, Chairman of Bird & Bird’s Asian region, says “We are very happy to welcome Michelle to our team. Bird & Bird has a strong technology, media and communications practice and views Asia as a key strategic region for expanding our capabilities in this area. Michelle’s arrival will strengthen our TMT focus in Hong Kong and further develop the cross border work between Hong Kong, Singapore and other ASEAN countries to better service the many clients and multinational corporations in the region.”


Michelle added “I am very excited to be joining Bird & Bird and looking forward to playing an active role in the firm’s strategic plans for further development of its TMT and related capabilities in Asia. Bird & Bird is widely recognised for its top class technology, media and telecoms work and I am very pleased to become a part of its international team.”


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