Kirkland recruits second corporate partner in HK in a month

June 21, 2018 Kirkland & Ellis has hired corporate specialist Wanda Woo from Shearman & Sterling in Hong Kong. Having worked as an associate at Shearman, she will join Kirkland as a partner.

Woo’s practice focuses on corporate law, regulatory requirements, and M&A. She joined Shearman from Linklaters as a paralegal, working her way up to become a trainee and eventually an associate.

Woo’s hire marks the second corporate hire in Hong Kong by Kirkland in the last month, preceded by the hire of Ram Narayan from Sullivan & Cromwell.

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