Singapore: Clyde & Co Appoints Leading Hospitality And Real Estate Partner
Last Updated: 9 March 2016

Global law firm Clyde & Co is pleased to announce the appointment of Benjamin Hirasawa as a Partner and Head of Hospitality, Asia Pacific.

Benjamin (Ben) advises major hospitality and leisure companies across the globe; his recent experience includes advising on projects in Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America, the Middle East and Africa, with a particular focus on Thailand, Singapore, Myanmar, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines and Australia.

In his new role at Clyde & Co Ben will be responsible for coordinating and expanding the firm's Asia Pacific hospitality and leisure practice. His core practice focuses on advising real estate, corporate and hospitality clients on various international business transactions, including private equity financings, joint ventures, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and the acquisition, development, operation, and disposition of hotels, commercial and residential projects and master planned communities. He has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of the project development cycle, including providing advice regarding the multi-jurisdictional development of timeshare, fractional, branded residence, franchise and mixed-use projects.

Ben said of his move to Clyde & Co: "I'm ecstatic to join Clyde & Co and assist in expanding its well-regarded global hospitality and leisure practice in the Asia Pacific region. The firm's commitment to the hospitality and leisure sector on a global basis provides sophisticated resources and a refreshing team-oriented approach that will result in phenomenal service to our clients. I look forward to working together with the talented team at Clyde & Co to partner with our clients and secure fantastic outcomes for them in this rapidly expanding and dynamic part of the world."

Ben will be joined by Senior Associate Jonathan Lynch. Jonathan headed the Myanmar desk at DLA Piper where he worked alongside Ben. Both will initially be based in the Singapore office of Clyde & Co starting in mid-March.

Clyde & Co advises investors, developers, hotel operators and other hospitality industry participants on a range of complex and cross-border hospitality and leisure transactions. Our dedicated global team of hospitality lawyers ensures our hospitality clients have access to the very best legal counsel when and wherever needed.

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