Linklaters bolsters Asia energy and infrastructure offering with hire of Mark Veitch

Linklaters today announced the hire of market-leading energy and construction lawyer Mark Veitch as Head of Asia Construction in its energy and infrastructure practice, based in the firm’s Singapore office.

Mark has over 14 years of specialist construction experience in the energy and infrastructure market, focussing on major projects for downstream hydrocarbons, industrial estates, manufacturing, transport and utility infrastructure and power. He joins the firm from Herbert Smith Freehills where he led their front-end construction practice for Southeast Asia. Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Mark was a senior associate in the Global Transactions practice at King & Spalding LLP.

John Maxwell, Linklaters’ Asia Head of Energy and Infrastructure, commented:

“Mark has an established reputation and impressive track record advising on global-scale development and construction projects in Asia. We are thrilled Mark has chosen to join us to lead our construction practice at this exciting time for our clients in the Asia energy and infrastructure markets.

Christopher Bradley, Linklaters’ Singapore Managing Partner, commented:

“We are pleased to welcome Mark to our Singapore office. Mark’s extensive construction experience will be of enormous value to our Energy & Infrastructure clients in Asia. I am delighted Mark will be joining our Singapore office.