Linklaters lures leading securitization lawyer

Paul Kruger moves to Linklaters to boost firm''s presence in Asian securitization.

International law firm Linklaters has added to its Asian capital markets team with the appointment of Paul Kruger as a partner in its Tokyo practice.  Kruger joins Linklaters from Clifford Chance, where he was head of Asian Capital Markets.

 

Kruger will manage a pan-Asian practice, primarily covering Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore.

 

"I am delighted that Paul has agreed to join us." Says Simon Davies, Managing Partner - Asia, "Paul has worked on some of the most complex and innovative structured finance deals in Asia.  He is an outstanding lawyer and his appointment is not only a major coup for us in Asia, but also a very positive development for our clients."