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White & Case has bolstered its global project finance practice after hiring Hogan Lovells Singapore banking and finance head Ken Hawkes as a partner.
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Hawkes has been based in Asia since 1997 and has 16 years’ experience advising on project finance transactions. White & Case Asia chief Barrye Wall said: “Ken’s addition demonstrates our commitment to solidifying our position as Asia’s leading project finance law firm. Importantly, Ken’s arrival adds to the already substantial English law capability we can offer clients, and he joins us at a time when the number of project transactions is increasing.” The Singapore office of White & Case now boasts 10 partners and 40 lawyers.
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