UK law firm Kennedys has bolstered its aviation offering in Asia by hiring Tristan Thompson as a partner in Singapore from DLA Piper, and naming Anita Quy as its new APAC practice head.

Thompson specialises in handling aviation and aerospace matters on behalf of operators and their insurers and reinsurers across jurisdictions. He joined DLA, where he was most recently a legal director, in 2019. Thompson began his career at Clyde & Co.

Meanwhile, Quy has been with Kennedys since 2014. She succeeds Peng Lim, who announced in May this year that she was leaving Kennedys to join insurance company Liberty Mutual as head of aviation claims.

Thompson’s arrival means Kennedys now has 13 partners in Singapore.


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