Linklaters re-hires partners in PE, M&A, financial regulation teams

Betty Yap and Carl Fernandes rejoin the UK law firm as partners within its corporate and financial regulation practices.
Betty Yap
Betty Yap

London-headquartered law firm Linklaters on Thursday December 16 announced it had appointed Betty Yap and Carl Fernandes as partners within its corporate and financial regulation practices, respectively.

Yap and Fernandes will join the firm “in early January 2022”, a spokesperson for Linklaters told FinanceAsia.

Yap and Fernandes are both former Linklaters lawyers.

Yap worked with Linklaters as a partner in Hong Kong between 2004 and 2016, serving as the firm’s head of China from 2011 until she left. She was most recently a managing partner at US-headquartered Paul, Weiss’ China practice. Upon re-joining Linklaters, she will assume the role of global...

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