Hong Kong law firm, Oldham, Li & Nie (OLN) has agreed to a new collaboration with international law firm, DAC Beachcroft LLP as it continues to expand and develop new business groups.
The firms will draw on each other’s respective insurance and reinsurance practices and cooperate in additional areas of the law to provide a full range of services to clients in Hong Kong, based on DAC Beachcroft’s extensive insurance practice and OLN’s local Hong Kong expertise and relationships.
Mr Greg Crichton and Ms Adelina Wong will jointly lead the collaboration on behalf of OLN. Prior to joining OLN, Mr Crichton worked for many years in the insurance and reinsurance industry in Asia and was a Director, EVP and General Counsel at American International Assurance (AIA). Ms Wong was a Senior Legal Counsel of AIA based in Hong Kong, and has significant expertise in Hong Kong’s insurance regulatory environment.
Insurance and reinsurance partner in DAC Beachcroft's Singapore office, Mr Steven Dewhurst, who leads the firm’s Asian practice is driving this collaboration for the firm. Mr Dewhurst is admitted to practice in Hong Kong as well as England and Wales, and has decades of experience in insurance and reinsurance matters. As part of the move, he will also become a consultant with OLN.