Global law firm White & Case LLP announced today that partner Eric Berg has been appointed as Head of Asia, effective immediately. In this role, he will concentrate on working closely with clients, partners and staff to continue to grow the Firm's business across Asia.
Eric will be travelling throughout Asia, spending most of his time in Singapore and Hong Kong, and will retain his role as Global Banking Practice Leader in addition to his new responsibilities. He has been a partner at the Firm since 1987 and is a member of the Firm's Global Clients Council and Strategic Growth Council.
Hugh Verrier, Chairman of White & Case, said: "As one of the most senior and respected partners of White & Case, Eric has a proven track record in developing client relationships and building businesses. His excitement about Asia is contagious and we look forward to what he and the team will accomplish on the ground in the months and years ahead."
Berg will work closely with Barrye Wall, who is based in Singapore and will continue to oversee the Firm's operations in Asia as he has done since 2008.
"I am thrilled to be taking on this new role," said Berg. "Growth and ongoing change in the region will continue to spark unprecedented opportunities and challenges. I am looking forward to both further aligning our business with the needs of our clients and building on our reputation in the region."
With a presence in Asia since 1978, White & Case has offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo.
Our team of English, US and locally qualified lawyers in Asia advise clients on complex matters involving multiple jurisdictions.
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