K&L Gates hires energy veteran in Taipei

April 23, 2018 K&L Gates has recruited KPMG Law Firm’s global co-leader of compliance. Owen Chio will join the firm as an energy, infrastructure and resources partner in Taipei.

Chio specializes in cross-border M&A and corporate and commercial compliance issues, among other things. Prior to his the two years he spent at KMPG, he worked in the Hong Kong offices of Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison and Linklaters. He also spent 15 years at Baker McKenzie’s Taipei office, where he made partner.

Chio’s hire is the latest in K&L Gates’ energy, infrastructure and resource practice, which it has steadily been growing over the last year, reaching nearly 20 partners.

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