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Mayer Brown appoints new managing partner in Singapore

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Mayer Brown has announced the promotion of Pieter de Ridder to managing partner at its practice in Singapore following the retirement of Kevin Owen.

De Ridder has more than 25 years of experience advising multinationals and institutions on tax issues, particularly restructurings, direct investment, private equity and supply chain structures. He has an in-depth understanding of tax law in Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong and China.

Owen is retiring after more than 20 years of service with Mayer Brown. A well-recognised lawyer in disputes, Owen led the firm’s construction division in Hong Kong before relocating to Singapore to take charge of the firm’s new office in 2011.

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