Ashurst strengthens corporate practice with Singapore hire

Michelle Phang

Ashurst, through its foreign law alliance in Singapore, Ashurst ADTLaw, announced the appointment of Michelle Phang as co-lead of Ashurst ADTLaw’s corporate transactions practice, based in Singapore.

Phang focuses on public takeovers, cross-border acquisitions and joint ventures and regulatory compliance, and has expertise in the digital economy sector.

She will join the firm’s growing Asia-based corporate practice operating out of Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai and Jakarta, and led by partner Mark Stanbridge.

Simon Brown, lead partner of the corporate practice at Ashurst in Singapore, said: “Michelle’s appointment is a key part of our growth strategy, not just in Singapore, but Asia as a whole, as we continue to develop our market leading cross-border M&A practice.”