Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed Matthew O’Callaghan as co-head of financial services, Asia, based in Hong Kong. O’Callaghan joined the firm from Goldman Sachs, where he held a number of roles in various locations in the past 10 years.
Earlier in his career, O’Callaghan was an associate at Freshfields in London. He is dual qualified in New South Wales (Australia) and England & Wales, and will commence practice in Hong Kong as a registered foreign lawyer.
“Matthew brings a wealth of valuable investment banking and financial services experience, and I am confident that he will further strengthen our market-leading financial services practice,” said the firm’s Asia managing partner Georgia Dawson.