Check out the latest people moves in Hong Kong.
Baker McKenzie has hired seasoned private equity partner Derek Poon from Kirkland & Ellis in Hong Kong, as part of the Firm’s continuous efforts to bolster its bench strength in Hong Kong and its transactional capabilities in Asia Pacific. (Baker McKenzie, June 1 )
Matt Emsley has been appointed Managing Partner, China, at Herbert Smith Freehills effective immediately. Matt succeeds May Tai, who was recently appointed as the firm’s Managing Partner, Asia. (HSF, June 1)
China’s Han Kun Hires Morrison & Foerster Partner in Hong Kong Disputes Push. Adrian Yip is the latest U.S. firm partner to move to a Chinese firm. (Law.com, June 2)
Milbank LLP is pleased to announce that highly respected Capital Markets attorney Liang (Alex) Tao has joined the firm’s Hong Kong office as a partner, further strengthening Milbank’s Hong Kong and pan-Asia capital markets capabilities. (Milbank, June 2)