Kirkland hires consultant from Clifford Chance in HK

February 28, 2018 Kirkland & Ellis has recruited Clifford Chance consultant Richard Sharpe to join its government and internal investigations group in Hong Kong as a partner.

Sharpe’s expertise is in white collar and international risk cases, such as anti-bribery, anti-money laundering, and cyber-crime. A senior partner in the government and internal investigations group, Cori Lable, labeled Sharpe a “rising star” in Asia, citing his experience with litigation and arbitration.

Sharpe’s hire brings the number of partners in the Hong Kong office’s government and internal investigations group to three.

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