Withers has added commercial litigator Joseph Chu as a partner in Hong Kong from Simmons & Simmons.

With more than two decades of experience in Greater China, Chu is an expert in cross-border commercial litigation, international arbitration, regulatory investigations and compliance issues, contract and shareholder disputes, trusts, and restructuring and insolvency.

Chu joined Simmons & Simmons as a partner in Beijing in 2013 from Clifford Chance, where he was a counsel. In 2016, he was named as one of ALB China’s Top 15 Rising Lawyers.

With Chu joining Withers, the firm now has 15 partners in Hong Kong.


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