Edward Cairns joined Clearwater in 2007 and is a member of the firm’s Investment, Management and Business Risk committees. Based in Hong Kong since 1993, he is responsible for running Clearwater’s restructuring business and works closely with the firm’s investment team. Mr. Cairn has more than 25 years experience in business restructuring and insolvency matters covering not only Asia but also Europe and the U.S.. In addition, Mr. Cairn also heads the legal team at Clearwater where he oversees all facets of deal execution from analyzing potential investments through exits. Mr. Cairn joined Clearwater from White & Case LLP where he was one of two partners who co-founded their award winning Asian Business Restructuring and Insolvency Group. Mr. Cairn is an Honours Graduate in Law from the University of Glasgow and is admitted to practice law in Scotland and in Hong Kong.