According to a release, Jake Robson and Adam Summerly will join Morrison & Foerster as partners as the firm continues to expand its recently opened Singapore office.
Robson and Summerly, who have been based in Singapore for eight and 14 years respectively, are veteran deal advisers with substantial experience handling inbound, outbound and intra-regional transactions across South and Southeast Asia.
Mr. Robson’s practice is focused on M&A, private equity, cross-border investment, joint ventures and asset-based deals throughout Asia, primarily in the banking, insurance, natural resources, commodities and telecommunications sectors.
He also handles capital markets transactions representing issuers and underwriters in public securities offerings in the region. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Exeter, attended the College of Law in London and is admitted to practice in England and Wales.
Mr. Summerly advises clients on a wide range of corporate transactions, including M&A, private equity, cross-border investment and joint ventures, primarily in the infrastructure, transportation, natural resources, telecommunications and oil and gas sectors.
He earned his undergraduate degree from Nottingham University, attended the College of Law Guildford and is admitted to practice in England and Wales as well as the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Both partners will join Morrison & Foerster from the Singapore office of Norton Rose Fulbright.
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