David Beaves succeeds Andrew Chan as head of the Hong Kong office
Ince & Co partner Andrew Chan, who has advised maritime and trade clients throughout a career spanning more than 30 years with the firm, is retiring from Ince & Co. He hands over the role of head of the Hong Kong office to business and finance partner David Beaves.
During his seven years as head of the office, Andrew has played a key role in establishing and developing an eight-partner team that is commended by clients as 'uniformly excellent'. David, a senior partner in the Hong Kong team, is a Notary Public who sits on the Board of Notaries in Hong Kong and has worked in Asia for more than 30 years. He is recognised for his expertise in asset and ship finance, contractual lending and restructuring arrangements. Highly regarded as a public speaker, he chairs a number of the firm's market-leading events in Asia.
Andrew Chan commented: "I am very proud to have contributed to the development of the Hong Kong office, the firm's first international base that was opened 35 years ago, as well as to the growth of our office in Shanghai and the establishment of our newest Asia office in Beijing. As our clients' interests develop throughout Asia and...