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WFW Asia Practice boosts its expertise in Singapore

8 May 2012

Watson, Farley & Williams LLP (“WFW”), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its international practice in Asia with the arrival of Manik Verma to the Singapore office, as a consultant.

Manik joins from the Singapore office of Norton Rose LLP. His practice includes a wide variety of shipping/offshore, project finance, infrastructure, coal and mining transactions with significant expertise in the Indian market.

Chris Lowe, partner and head of the Singapore office, comments: “Manik is a very good and well known asset finance lawyer and provides invaluable assistance to his clients. We are delighted to welcome Manik whose commercial and legal skills and experience will enhance our sector focus in Asia and, in particular, our reach into the Indian market”.

Manik Verma comments: “Given my experience in the transportation and energy/offshore sectors, it is a great opportunity for me to be involved in the continued development of the shipping, oil & gas and natural resources practice of WFW. I look forward to working with my new colleagues and contributing to the continued growth of the firm’s business in Asia”.