People moves

Walkers beefs up Hong Kong operation

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Walkers, the international financial law firm, has relocated Rod Palmer, its global head of investment funds, to Hong Kong from the firm’s Cayman Islands office, as well as promoted Andy Randall as managing partner in the city.

Palmer has extensive experience advising investment funds of all types, including private equity funds and hedge funds beside a significant corporate practice where he focused on IPOs, the sale and purchase of shares and assets, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations including statutory mergers, schemes of arrangement and takeovers.

He has been at Walkers for over ten years and became a partner in 2005.