Ralph Sellar will join the firm on 1 November

Slaughter and May today announces a new partner appointment in Hong Kong. Ralph Sellar will take up the role on 1 November 2022.

Ralph is currently International Counsel in the International Dispute Resolution Group of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in London, and he was based in the firm’s Hong Kong office from 2015 to 2022. Ralph has acted on a range of commercial and financial services disputes and regulatory matters.

Ralph’s appointment will expand the firm’s Disputes and Investigations offering in Asia and he will be working closely with the firm’s London Disputes and Investigations practice.

Benita Yu, Hong Kong Senior Partner, says “We are delighted to welcome Ralph to the firm. His experience across London and Hong Kong make him an ideal fit for Slaughter and May and his skillset complements our established Disputes and Investigations practice. We look forward to welcoming him to the team.

Richard Swallow, Head of Slaughter and May’s Disputes and Investigations Practice added, “Ralph is an ideal addition to the team and his experience supplements our existing market leading offering in financial services litigation and investigations. We are pleased to be increasing our presence in Hong Kong, in addition to strengthening our global Disputes and Investigations practice.”