Clifford Chance Names APAC Managing Partner

Geraint Hughes

Geraint Hughes

Global law firm Clifford Chance has appointed its next Regional Managing Partner for its nine office Asia Pacific practice, spanning Greater China, North and South East Asia and Australia.

Geraint Hughes will take up his new position in September 2016. He will assume the role from Peter Charlton who will return to the U.K. having completed his term with eight years in the role. Hughes has been Managing Partner of the firm's Singapore office since 2010.

Hughes expertise includes coverage of the Banking and Finance sector.

From Singapore to Hong Kong

«Under Geraint Hughes’s future leadership, we will continue our commitment to build upon our position as the leading international firm in Asia Pacific and will continue to invest to ensure our clients have access to the best platform with the greatest breadth and depth that any firm can offer,» said Matthew Layton, Clifford Chance's Managing Partner.

Hughes will relocate to Hong Kong in June, an announcement on his replacement as Office Managing Partner of Singapore will be made in the coming weeks. 

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