Manchester-headquartered law firm DWF has hired Indonesia specialist Joel Shen as a partner in Singapore from Stephenson Harwood, where he was a counsel.
Shen, who spent 11 years at Stephenson Harwood, has been based in Jakarta since 2015. During that time, he was on secondment to Christian Teo & Partners, the UK firm’s alliance firm in Indonesia.
Following his move to DWF, Shen will also remain a foreign counsel at Christian Teo.
Shen, who does a variety of corporate work, represents clients in the technology, digital, media, marketing and communications, food & beverage and consumer sectors. He is also a venture principal at Vickers Venture Partners. Shen started his career at Singapore’s Shook Lin & Bok.
Following the arrival of Shen, DWF has seven partners and a director in its Singapore office.
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