Asia Banking Partner Appointment
07 Mar 2013
New Banking Partner Appointed as Simmons & Simmons Continues to Expand in Asia
International law firm Simmons & Simmons has appointed Banking partner Dan Marjanovic, who will join the Hong Kong office in March 2013.
Dan joins from Norton Rose Australia, where he was a partner, and national team leader of its Banking and Finance team. He is an experienced international lawyer with considerable expertise in advising banks, sponsors and corporate borrowers on major cross border financings, including Asia and Australia.
He was previously based in Singapore for over ten years, and will focus on the growth of Simmons & Simmons’ offering to sector clients in South East Asia.
Commenting on the appointment, Simmons & Simmons’ Head of Asia, Paul Li, said: ‘‘Dan’s appointment comes as part of our ambitious growth plans in Asia. Dan’s considerable experience, particularly in South East Asia, means that he is extremely well placed to work with our clients in the Financial Institutions and Energy & Infrastructure Sectors.’’
Dan is a qualified lawyer in England and Wales, and in Australia. Chambers Global 2012 legal directory describes his ‘‘wide-ranging international experience’’, with clients highlighting his “extensive experience throughout Asia and the UK, which makes him an ideal choice for banks which have overseas and local corporate clients.”
In 2012, Simmons & Simmons appointed five partners in Asia: Tom Fyfe (Dispute Resolution), Vivien Yang (Corporate), Jay Lee (Finance), Yongmei Evers Cai (Finance) and Lesli Ligorner (Employment).
Simmons & Simmons has applied for a licence to practice in Singapore and, following the relevant regulatory approvals required to open an office there, Dan will relocate to Singapore to help drive growth in the region.
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