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Eversheds Sutherland bolsters its Hong Kong Corporate team with corporate M&A hire

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    Law firm Eversheds Sutherland has appointed Charles Butcher as corporate partner in the Hong Kong office. Before joining Eversheds Sutherland, Charles was a consultant at Hogan Lovells LLP.

    Charles is a leading cforporate finance lawyer with a regional practice focusing on public and private M&A, private equity and venture capital.

    Based in Hong Kong since 2007, he has advised on cross-border investments, divestments, joint ventures, restructuring and financing transactions in Greater China, Singapore, India, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Mongolia. He represents clients across a range of industries with particular expertise in the healthcare, TMT and natural resources sectors. Charles is rated by leading directories as “one to watch” for corporate M&A.

    Charles will work closely with Stephen Mok, Eversheds Sutherland Head of Corporate in Asia, and Stephen Kitts, Eversheds Sutherland Asia Managing Partner to continue to grow the firm’s corporate M&A and private equity business in Asia.

    Stephen Mok, Eversheds Sutherland Head of Corporate in Asia, comments:

    "Charles’ appointment is an important development in the growth of our corporate business in Asia. Eversheds Sutherland has an excellent reputation for international M&A based on our commitment to providing high quality, consistent and pragmatic advice that puts clients in control of their deals. Charles is a dedicated M&A professional who will further enhance our profile in this important and dynamic market.”

    Charles Butcher added:

    "This is an exciting opportunity for me to work with one of the most highly rated global corporate practices. Eversheds Sutherland is a firm that embraces innovation and new ways of delivering legal services. I am impressed by its commitment to listen to clients and give them what they want – the most transparent and predictable international corporate legal offering available.“

    Stephen Kitts, Eversheds Sutherland Asia Managing Partner said:

    "We are thrilled that Charles has decided to join Eversheds Sutherland. He is a rising star who will definitely make a difference to our clients. Charles’ appointment underscores our intent to invest in first class talent and build a team that is forward thinking and dynamic. Exciting times lie ahead for our operations in Asia."


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