Simmonds Stewart has appointed long-term team member Chris Wilson as a partner of the firm from 16 April 2019.
Chris runs the firm’s Singapore office where he specialises in venture capital and tech M&A transactions.
Originally joining Simmonds Stewart in 2007 as a solicitor, Chris has worked in the firm’s Wellington, Auckland and Singapore offices.
Simmonds Stewart says it has been advising tech clients in Southeast Asia for four years and Chris opened the firm’s Singapore office in early 2017. It says its Southeast Asian practice has grown rapidly since then, and now represents over 100 tech companies in the area.