Our Team

Our team is led by Steven Goodman, a highly experienced international lawyer and businessman, who for many years was a lawyer in Asia, the UK and the US. Steven qualified as a solicitor (England and Wales) in 1982 and as a solicitor (Hong Kong) in 2003, and has approximately thirty years experience as a senior lawyer and businessman.

He has held Senior Partner and senior management positions with a variety of leading US and UK law firms and companies. Previous firms include Berwin Leighton (London, New York and Brussels), Denton Hall/Denton Wilde Sapte (London and Hong Kong) and Jones Day (Hong Kong).

Steven’s listed company experience includes appointments as a director for companies during numerous IPO’s and as a director on various exchanges around the world, including the London Stock Exchange, the London AIM market, the Singapore Exchange Mainboard (SGX), the GreTai market in Taiwan and the Taiwan Stock Exchange. He is currently an independent director of Chailease Holding Corp, an Asian financial services company listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

Now non-practising, he has acted for some of the world’s largest multinational corporations on international M&A transactions, including major international retailers, energy companies, banks and financial services companies. He was General Counsel for a UK listed company and had overall managerial responsibility for litigation and dispute resolution teams in law firms and companies. He has been named as a “Leading Individual” on numerous occasions in the UK and in Asia and was included in Asia/Pacific’s “Hot 100” lawyers.

He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Bond University, Australia and was Programme Director of the Nanyang Fellows MBA Programme at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He obtained his law degree (with Honours) from Manchester University, UK and has an MBA from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Steven has recently been involved in advising and liaising with European and Asian-based claimants on litigation matters and arranging litigation funding.

Our team also draws on the experience of a range of senior legal experts from around the world. These include senior lawyers with extensive private practice, in-house and academic experience, gained with a variety of organizations in the US, UK, Hong Kong and Australia.