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Senior Mining and Metals Executive Joins Berkeley Research Group’s London and Singapore Offices
New senior hire a response to client demand for specialist industry expertise beyond general disputes and investigations arena and an uptick in mining disputes in APAC
Berkeley Research Group (BRG) today announces the appointment of senior mining and metals executive Andrew Webb as a managing director in the firm’s Asia–Pacific (APAC) Disputes and International Arbitration practice. He will be based in the firm’s London and Singapore offices.
Previously, Webb pursued a distinguished twenty-five-year career at a leading international investment bank, where he acted as trusted advisor to governments, private companies and joint ventures on strategy, fundraisings, debt financings, mergers, acquisitions, disposals and restructurings. He also has experience advising on disputes, including supporting senior colleagues with the preparation of reports and materials and providing expert valuation advice. Webb’s knowledge spans APAC, the Americas, Africa, Western and Eastern Europe and Eurasia. He has direct experience in over fifty countries.
Webb will work closely with BRG’s APAC Disputes and International Arbitration team to leverage his unique expertise which will be key to the resolution of complex disputes in the mining and metals sector.
Commenting on the announcement, Mustafa Hadi, head of BRG’s Disputes and International Arbitration practice in APAC and co-leader of BRG’s APAC region, said: “As our clients face increasingly diverse challenges, we find ourselves called upon to provide specialist expertise beyond the general disputes and investigations arena. Andrew’s profile aligns directly with our strategic focus areas in Asia and complements our capabilities in energy and power, infrastructure and construction. We are delighted to welcome him to our expanding team of industry specialists”.
“I am thrilled to join BRG at a time of continued growth in Asia–Pacific and look forward to working closely with BRG’s team to help drive the continued growth of our market-leading disputes offering”, commented Webb.