A&O brings on Freshfields partner in Shanghai
Allen & Overy (A&O) has hired on a corporate partner from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Jack Wang will join A&O as a lateral hire in the firm’s Shanghai office.
Wang became a partner at Freshfields in 2007, and has worked in the firm’s Beijing and Shanghai offices. He has worked on a number of high-profile deals in Asia, including Starbucks’ buy-out of the company’s East China joint venture, valued at $1.3bn.