Global law firm Stephenson Harwood has recruited a new partner in Singapore to strengthen its corporate practice.

George Cyriac joins the firm from White & Case where he was of counsel in the firm’s M&A and private equity teams.

Martin Green, Stephenson Harwood's managing partner in Singapore, said: “George’s recruitment is an excellent addition to our corporate practice. His expertise and connections in Indonesia and India tie in well with our expanding activity in these markets.”

Focused on Indonesia and India, Cyriac acts for corporates, private equity funds, multilateral institutions, state-owned enterprises and sovereign wealth funds. His transactional experience extends across plantations, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, petrochemicals, financial services and consumer goods.

Cyriac is qualified to practice in New York and India and has previously worked at law firms in Singapore, New York and India.