Mark Hyde to lead Clifford Chance Asia Pacific Finance Practice

18 Sep, 2012

Clifford Chance’s global head of restructuring and insolvency, Mark Hyde, has been elected to serve a four year term as Asia Pacific Finance Practice Area Leader and will relocate to Hong Kong in 2013. Mark, who has previously worked in the region twice, will take additional responsibility for running the restructuring and insolvency practice in Asia Pacific.

Huw Jenkins, who has led Clifford Chance’s Finance Practice in Asia Pacific since 2001, will continue to focus on worldwide projects as part of the firm’s energy and infrastructure group. 

Peter Charlton, Asia Pacific Managing Partner commented: “We are delighted to welcome Mark back to the region and I’m certain that with his breadth of experience he will continue to build on Huw’s successes. Huw’s dedication and commitment to the Asia Pacific Finance practice has made it one of the most enviable in the region and we thank him for all his hard work. We also look forward to continuing to work with him on global energy and infrastructure projects.” 

Mark Hyde adds: “I am greatly looking forward to returning to work in Asia Pacific alongside the finance partners in the region to further develop our market leading capabilities there. At the same time my role will entail a focus on driving our award-winning restructuring work in the region.”

Mark Hyde joined Clifford Chance in 1984 and became a partner in 1993. He has worked on many landmark restructurings and insolvencies, notably National Bank of Brunei, Peregrine, Monier, Dubai World and Nakheel. Mark is legally qualified in England & Wales, Hong Kong and Brunei, is a licensed insolvency practitioner and is a past president of the Insolvency Lawyers Association. Mark has been head of restructuring and insolvency at Clifford Chance since 1998.

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