Leading asset finance expert, Simon Briscoe will join law firm
Clifford Chance as partner in Singapore this autumn.

Briscoe will move to Clifford Chance from his current post in
Norton Rose Singapore. Qualified in New Zealand, England &
Wales and Hong Kong, Briscoe brings with him 17 years of experience
in cross-border aviation and project finance.

“For several years, our Asian asset finance group has led the
market, and we are determined to maintain this position,” said Huw
Jenkins, head of Finance, Asia, at Clifford Chance. “We are
delighted that Simon will be joining us – his expertise and
experience are well regarded by his peers and clients alike.”

“Aircraft finance activity in Asia is thriving, and our
international and regional clients expect us to have a strong and
knowledgeable team on the ground in the region. With expertise in
Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo and now Singapore, we can be sure of
providing the service that they require.”

Simon will head the Asian asset finance practice, supported by
established teams in those offices.
“China, India and south east Asia, together with the Middle East,
are target areas for
most of the industry and we are committed to providing our clients
with first-class legal services for those jurisdictions, led by the
best people,” said William Glaister, asset finance partner in
London. “Simon will help us achieve this aim.”