DLA Piper signs up new Asia project finance head

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary has raided Hong Kong-based power company China Light & Power (CLP) to boost its Asian project finance practice.

John Yeap, CLP’s director of group development, is joining DLA Piper to head up the firm’s project finance group.

Yeap, who will be based in DLA Piper’s Hong Kong office, has gained a combination of senior management and legal experience after nine years at CLP.