New partner hire bolsters Harneys Singapore Banking and Finance practice

Harneys is pleased to announce that Lishi Fong joined as a Partner in the Banking and Finance team this week in our Singapore office and will head up the Singapore Transactional practice.

Lishi joins the team from Norton Rose Fulbright, where she has been since 2006. Lishi specialises in international banking with a wide range of expertise in cross border syndicated bank financings with particular emphasis on acquisition finance and structured trade and commodities finance. Lishi also has extensive experience advising on complex financial transactions involving parties and assets across Asia and has done significant work in Myanmar, China, Indonesia and India.

Paul Sephton, Head of Transactional – Asia, commented:  “We are delighted to welcome Lishi to our team and are confident she will be an asset to Harneys. Lishi’s strong international experience and local connection significantly adds to our already impressive banking platform in Singapore. I’m sure she will make a big splash in the Singapore market.”

Lishi is one of the leading banking lawyers in Singapore and is cited in the Singapore Business Review’s prestigious list of most influential lawyers aged 40 and under.

Harneys’ expanding Singapore team now comprises two partners and seven associates. The firm’s three full-service offices across Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai represent the largest Asia network of any offshore law firm.