Law firm Watson, Farley and Williams (WFW) has strengthened its international practice in Asia with the appointment of Manik Verma.

Based in the firm’s Singapore office, Verma will work as a consultant. He specialises in a range of shipping/offshore, project finance, infrastructure, coal and mining transactions, with a particular focus on the Indian market.

Verma was previously at law firm Norton Rose, where he worked as an associate in the firm’s asset finance department.