Ince Co hires senior corporate partner in Asia and Paris

News / / Ince Co hires senior corporate partner in Asia and Paris

1 July 2015 Ince Co has hired Paul-Emmanuel Benachi as a corporate partner nbspPaul-Emmanuel is a French native, with extensive experience of working in China, and will be based across the firm's China and Paris offices nbspHe joins Ince Co from Gide Loyrette Nouel where he was a partner in its Shanghai officePaul-Emmanuel advises clients on their direct foreign investment in China, MA, and general corporate requirements At Ince Co his practice will focus on clients in the firm's core sectors of aviation, energy, insurance, shipping and trade in Asia and Europe, with a focus on general corporate matters, cross-border transactions and outbound investmentsJan Heuvels, International Senior Partner comments, The firm's strategy and focus on building our non-contentious client offering will be bolstered by Paul-Emmanuel joining our teams in Asia and Paris nbspOur commitment to further expansion in corporate and commercial expertise will be enhanced by Paul-Emmanuel's presence, and his strong client following, particularly among those Asia-based clients who are increasingly looking to undertake acquisitions in the European markets nbspPaul Ho, Partner and head of Ince Co's Shanghai office comments, Paul-Emmanuel's unique combination of talents, including a strong collegiate approach, insightful Sino-French perspective, and wide range of board-level client contacts are an exciting proposition for the firm and will support our growth ambitions in China and Europe We are delighted that he has chosen to join usPrior to joining Gide, Paul-Emmanuel was a partner and head of offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Guangzhou at Lefevre Pelletier Associes and previous to that role headed-up the Shanghai office of Thieffry AssociesnbspPaul-Emmanuel's appointment in Asia follows the firm's recent hires of Grace Hou, Consultant in Hong Kong and Fei Mao, Senior Associate, BeijingAbout Ince CoInce Co is a leading international law firm that has had its headquarters in the City of London since 1870 With some 600 people, including some 95 partners and more than 180 other lawyers worldwide, the Ince Co network has offices in London, Beijing, Dubai, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Le Havre, Monaco, Paris, Piraeus, Shanghai and SingaporenbspOur advice covers commercial disputes, transactional and corporate matters including contracts, commercial issues, employment, finance and propertynbspWe practise English, French, German, Greek, Hong Kong and PRC law Singapore law advice is provided by Incisive Law LLC with whom Ince Co in Singapore has a Formal Law Alliance

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