Eversheds seals Singapore launch with DLA hire
Eversheds has continued its Asian expansion with the opening of a new office in Singapore, while the firm is also in the early stages of preparation for a Hong Kong launch. The firm has recruited DLA Piper's former Singapore managing partner Desmond Ong to head up the new operation. Ong quit as DLA's Singapore chief last November and was replaced by Linklaters partner Martin David.The Singapore office will be Eversheds' second office in Asia in addition to its Shanghai base, with Hong Kong set to become the third. Last year Eversheds recruited former DLA Piper and Heller Ehrman Asia head Nick Seddon to lead the Hong Kong launch.
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