Hong Kong firm Howse Williams Bowers has hired a new partner.
Jonathan Silver has been recruited from Norton Rose Fulbright, where he was an of counsel in Hong Kong.
Silver is a banking and finance lawyer who focuses largely on shipping matters, including ship building, sales and purchases, and ship mortgages. He also does financing work in the aircraft sector, as well as for the import and export of commodities.
Joining the former Denton Wild Sapte as a trainee solicitor in Hong Kong in 2003, Silver moved to Norton Rose a year later. He was made of counsel in 2011.
Howse Williams Bowers, established in 2012 by a group of former Reed Smith Richards Butler partners, has over 40 lawyers, including 16 partners.
Email: jseah@alm.com.