Warm welcome to Star Anise Legal's first General Counsel
A warm welcome to Davyd Wong, Star Anise's first General Counsel! Davyd is a graduate of the University of New South Wales, Australia, and is a Solicitor admitted to practice in the courts of both Hong Kong and Australia.
Davyd is a seasoned commercial lawyer with specialist expertise in finance and dispute resolution, having practiced at top-tier Australian and ‘Magic Circle’ law firms before taking senior in-house legal roles at a multinational advisory firm and a central bank. He is also a qualified mediator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Davyd also has a long standing interest in advancing the practice of law, improving access to justice and the protection of fundamental rights. He co-founded the Hong Kong Centre for Pro Bono Service Ltd, is a current member of the Law Society of Hong Kong’s Pro Bono Committee, and a director of the Hong Kong Association of Corporate Counsel.
Our co-Managing Director, Annie Tang, commented: "We are delighted to appoint Davyd as our first General Counsel given his unique mix of legal, finance, and regulatory experience. As we continue our strategic growth at Star Anise, Davyd's skills are an ideal complement for us. Equally important, he also shares our Company's core values of helping our community and our environment".
About Star Anise
Star Anise is a leading independent recruitment firm based in Hong Kong specialising in the fields of legal and compliance recruitment. Founded by two former practising Big Law lawyers, since 2010 we have grown into one of the most trusted and reliable names in the legal and compliance recruitment field, acting for major international law firms, conglomerates, banking and financial institutions, listed companies, regulatory bodies and multi-national companies.
With expert knowledge of the legal and compliance jobs markets in Hong Kong, we cover skilled and qualified professionals at all levels ranging from private practice partners and lawyers, general counsels and in-house counsels, CCOs and compliance professionals, company secretaries, and support staff.
To know more about our service coverage and values, please visit our website: www.staranise.com.hk
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