We are delighted to announce that Joanna Pearson became a partner in the firm on 1 January 2021. Jo joins us from Simmons & Simmons where she spent 21 years in the International Dispute Resolution Group, including as a partner since 2011. From 2015 to 2018, she was a resident partner in the firm’s Singapore office and has also worked in Hong Kong. Jo’s practice focuses mainly on international dispute resolution in the financial institutions, wealth and asset management sectors and internal and regulatory investigations. She will be linking up again with HK partner Christopher Braithwaite who was a partner in Simmons & Simmons for many years.