HONG KONG and NEW YORK, January 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today the continued expansion of its Hong Kong Corporate practice with the addition of Carolyn Sng, who joins the Firm as a partner. Ms. Sng's practice is primarily focused on complex capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, corporate finance and private equity transactions. She specializes in high-profile global offerings and debt capital markets transactions. Ms. Sng joins Fried Frank from Herbert Smith, where she was a partner.
"Fried Frank is pleased to welcome Carolyn, who will be a valuable addition to the Firm's talented team in Hong Kong. The Greater China market remains a key priority of our multinational client base. Carolyn's expertise in handling complex transactions in the region will be an asset to our roster of leading institutional and corporate clients worldwide," said Valerie Ford Jacob, Fried Frank's Chairperson and head of the Firm's capital markets practice.
"The depth of Carolyn's experience is a great complement to Fried Frank's presence in this market. As the region continues to present growth opportunities, our clients require extensive international capabilities and expertise in Asia now more than ever," said Justin Spendlove, Fried Frank's Senior Executive Partner.
Ms. Sng holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Legal Practice Course from College of Law, Guildford, and a Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence from Exeter College, Oxford University. She qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1998 and was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2003.
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP is a leading international law firm. From its offices in New York, Washington, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Shanghai, the Firm's more than 500 lawyers regularly serve the world's leading corporations and financial institutions with regard to their most critical legal needs and business opportunities. More information about Fried Frank can be found at http://www.friedfrank.com.
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