International law firm Walkers has promoted Arwel Lewis and Thomas Granger to partners in the Hong Kong practice’s Investment Funds Group. Both specialise in investment funds, including aspects of the hedge fund industry.
Lewis’ expertise includes the coverage of all aspects of Cayman Islands and British Virgin Island hedge fund structures; he has been with Walkers since 2007. Granger, who joined the law firm in 2005, has deep knowledge of Japan’s hedge fund and private equity sectors.
Demand for the firm’s specialist offshore legal services and expertise has been growing in Asia,