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Lex Mundi Strengthens its Service Platform in Asia-Pacific with Appointment of New Head of Strategy and Business Development

Lex Mundi is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Himpson as Head of Business Development and Strategy for Asia-Pacific.

Daniel has significant experience facilitating large, multi-jurisdictional projects and has particularly relevant experience in China. He will play a key role in driving Lex Mundi’s strategic initiatives in the region to strengthen the competitiveness of member firms and support coordinated, cross-border advice for clients.

Daniel is based in Shanghai, and originally hails from the UK where he earned a BEng from the University of Bristol, UK. He speaks Mandarin and has worked in China since 2012, where he held management positions with ManpowerGroup and most recently was part of the Greater China business development team at HoganLovells.

Carl Anduri, President of Lex Mundi, commented, “This appointment rounds out our global team and builds on Lex Mundi’s ability to support clients doing business across Asia, as well as to connect general counsel based in Asia with critical support in other regions of the world.”

“The APAC region is obviously a major driver of investment and growth globally, but the complexities of it make our deep footprint especially valuable for clients,” added Eric Staal, Lex Mundi’s Vice President of Business Development.

Daniel explained his decision to join Lex Mundi: “Lex Mundi has a unique business model with innovative approaches to supporting member firms and clients in the rapidly changing market for corporate legal services. I am very pleased to have this opportunity to be a part of that.”

About Lex Mundi

Lex Mundi is the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries. Lex Mundi member firms offer clients preferred access to more than 21,000 lawyers worldwide – a global resource of unmatched breadth and depth. Each member firm is selected on the basis of its leadership in – and continued commitment to – its local market. The Lex Mundi principle is one independent firm for each jurisdiction. Firms must maintain their level of excellence to retain membership within Lex Mundi.

 Through close collaboration, information-sharing, training and inter-firm initiatives, the Lex Mundi network is an assurance of connected, on-the ground expertise in every market in which a client needs to operate. Working together, Lex Mundi members are able to handle seamlessly their clients’ most challenging cross-border transactions and disputes.

 Member law firms are located throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and North America. Through Lex Mundi’s nonprofit affiliate, the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, members also provide pro bono legal assistance to social entrepreneurs around the globe. 

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