Norton Rose has hired Jon Worsfold from Clifford Chance to be the firm's point man in Indonesia. Worsfold will be a senior associate and work in the offices of Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo in Jakarta, with whom Norton Rose has a strategic alliance.
Worsfold had been with Clifford Chance for nine years, the previous four having been spent in Singapore. At Norton Rose, he will replace John McLean who is relocating to the firm's Hong Kong office.
Worsfold is an experienced in corporate finance lawyer, having done deals throughout Southeast Asian, in particular in the energy and telecoms sectors. Recently he advised Indosat on its extensive corporate restructuring.
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