Simmons signs up new Asia projects chief
Simmons & Simmons has recruited a new Asia projects head with the hire of a partner from Australian firm Minter Ellison. Brian Downie, who joined Simmons' Hong Kong office earlier this month (13 November), has spent ten years in the region and advises on issues including acquisitions, divestments, projects development, environmental issues and dispute resolution.He said: "The strength of the team in this region and internationally was the key factor in my decision to join Simmons. They have a great client base and very highly regarded lawyers."Downie's move marks Simmons's second hire from Minter Ellison in Hong Kong this year, after partner Damien Bailey joined the firm's technology and telecoms group in April.
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