Kirkland & Ellis boosts HK office with multiple partner hires

Chicago-based law firm Kirkland & Ellis poaches top partners from Skadden Arps, Latham & Watkins and Allen & Overy.

Nick Norris

In an ambitious move, US law firm Kirkland Ellis has hired eight partners from rival firms to help it build a Hong Kong office that can compete for mandates in the world’s busiest IPO market.

Partners Nick Norris, Dominic Tsun and Li-Chien Wong are joining from Skadden Arps to lead the new Hong Kong capital markets and MA practice. Skadden had only just...

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