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Herbert Smith adds to Singapore team

Austin Sweeney moves from London to become managing partner of the law firm's Singapore office.
Herbert Smith has appointed London-based corporate partner Austin Sweeney as managing partner of its expanding Singapore office. Sweeney will report to the firm's head of Asia, Ashley Alder. His three-year appointment commences on August 1.

The news follows Herbert Smith's announcement in April of the recruitment to its Singapore office of energy, infrastructure and project finance specialist Richard Nelson as partner. Last month also saw the law firm move to larger premises in the heart of Singapore's financial district, in the wake of one of the firmÆs most successful years to date since it opened in 1995.

Sweeney has been a partner at Herbert Smith since 2003, having joined the firm in 1994. From 2001...
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