The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH), a Hong Kong-listed company and owner and operator of The Peninsula Hotels, announced the promotion of Ms. Nadine Maurellet to be General Counsel of the Group, effective 1 September 2013.
Aged 37, Ms. Maurellet is a Canadian national and received her education in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree (in Law) from The University of Cambridge, a Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from The University of Hong Kong and a Master of Arts Degree (in Law) also from The University of Cambridge.
Ms. Maurellet qualified as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2001 and as a Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong solicitor in 2002.
Over the past 12 years, Ms. Maurellet has practiced corporate and corporate finance law in private practice in major international financial centres including Hong Kong, London and Shanghai.
She has advised public and private companies on a variety of transactions, including initial and secondary public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, foreign direct investments into mainland China, private equity transactions, joint ventures as well as general corporate advisory work for listed companies.
She has also worked for two international law firms, namely Linklaters and Morrison & Foerster.
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