Hugh Kennedy has joined Nishimura & Asahi as senior business support manager. He will be responsible for the marketing, business development and knowledge management functions of the firm’s business, working closely with the partners.

After practicing at the Irish Bar for a number of years, Kennedy moved to the field of marketing and business development within global law firms.

A spokesperson from Nishimura & Asahi said: ’We are confident that his expertise will further enrich and support the work the firm does with its clients and help strengthen those relationships.’