Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has enhanced its Latin America projects team with the transfer of a partner from its Melbourne office.

Juan-José Zentner joins the team in New York, he focuses on project development and finance in the mining, energy and general infrastructure sectors.

He joins arbitration partner Christian Leathyley in the team.

The HSF Latin America group is spread around its office in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific and includes lawyers qualified in the US, UK, France, Singapore, Brazil, Ecuador, New Zealand and Australia.