Eversheds hires litigation partner


Eversheds Sutherland has appointed Mark Hughes as a litigation partner in its Hong Kong office. Hughes joined from Slaughter and May and is qualified to practice in England, Wales and Hong Kong.

He manages complex litigation in Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific market, and has experience across international arbitration, proceedings before specialist tribunals, in internal investigations, and in local and cross-border investigations by criminal and regulatory authorities.

“Mark is one of the leading litigators in Hong Kong and he is a trusted adviser to his clients,” said Stephen Kitts, the firm’s Asia managing partner. “His appointment sends a clear message of our determination to build a tier-one disputes practice in Asia.”