Johnson Stokes rejigs top jobs as senior partner retires

Johnson Stokes & Master has reshuffled the senior roles within its Hong Kong-based head office following the retirement of the firm’s senior partner.

Simon Ip has retired from the firm’s partnership after 32 years with the firm, eight of which were spent as senior partner. He will stay on as an honorary adviser to the firm.

Ip is replaced as senior partner by the firm’s former managing partner of property Robert Lynn who has been promoted to the role.

Meanwhile, Keith Cheung, a specialist in syndicated and property related financing and securitisation replaces Lynn as managing partner of the firm’s property department.

The firm’s commercial department has also been bolstered with the promotion of Nina Sze and Utain Vichaipairojwong to the partnership in Hong Kong and Bangkok respectively.