Benson Mak joins Alvarez & Marsal’s forensic technology practice

20 September 2022 1 min. read
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Alvarez & Marsal has strengthened its Forensic Technology practice in Greater China with Benson Mak.

Appointed a Senior Director, Benson Mak will focus on growing the firm’s forensic technology, eDiscovery and cybersecurity offerings. Based out of Alvarez & Marsal’s Hong Kong office, Mak will serve clients across multiple Asian markets.

Mak joins the global management consulting firm after five years at law firm Baker McKenzie where he latterly was Associate Regional Director for the Global eDiscovery & Data Advisory practice. In this role, he was responsible for building and growing the advisory practice across the Asia Pacific region.

Benson Mak, Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal

Earlier in his career, Mak was Consultant Legal Technologies at Kroll. His track record includes managing forensic technology, electronic discovery and information technology security assignments across Asia Pacific, UK and US jurisdictions. He has worked for multinational corporations (including Fortune 500 companies), government bodies and regulators.​

“As data security and cybersecurity requirements tighten around the region, we see a significant rise in the number of domestic and cross-border investigations and disputes requiring forensic technology,” said Davin Teo, Managing Director and Asia Head of the Forensic Technology practice.

“Seventy-five per cent of Alvarez & Marsal’s forensic technology assignments are repeat business. Client feedback highlighted the quality of our services and speed of response as the key drivers of value and change. Benson’s unique skillset aligns with our operational focus while his extensive legal expertise provides a competitive edge in the market.”

Globally, Alvarez & Marsal has over 6,000 people across five continents. The firm’s Asian footprint comprises 11 offices in 8 countries.