Bird & Bird hires finance partner in China growth strategy

May 15, 2018 Bird & Bird has hired finance partner James Fong from Mayer Brown. Fong will join the firm’s China practice.

Fong has expertise in finance matters, particularly focusing his time on the advisement of corporate finance cases. Prior to his time at Mayer Brown, he also worked at Hogan Lovells, where he made partner.

Commenting on Fong’s hire, Bird & Bird’s Asia-Pacific chair Justin Walkey emphasized the importance of transactional work in the firm’s China growth strategy, adding that increasing the regional client base will also be prioritized.

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