White Case, an international law firm, is strengthening its project finance practice in Southeast Asia.
Partner Steve Payne has relocated to the firm’s Singapore office from Beijing to lead the practice, while David Gartside has joined the team from Allen Overy. The practice will focus on energy, infrastructure, project and asset finance.
Payne had been based in Beijing for the past seven years. White Case says the decision to move him to Singapore reflects demand from its clients for support in Southeast Asia.
“There has been an upturn in cross-border project financing activity in Southeast Asia in recent years,” said Art Scavone, head of...