Kirkland Snags Paul Weiss PE Expert For Hong Kong Office

Law360, New York (January 23, 2013, 3:56 PM EST) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pumping up its transactional capabilities in China, plucking a Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP mergers and acquisitions and private equity specialist as the newest partner in its Hong Kong office, the firm said Wednesday.

The move marks Frank Sun's return to Kirkland, where he worked as a New York office associate between 2007 and 2008. There, Sun laid the foundation for his private equity-focused practice — an asset for the firm in Hong Kong, given that China consistently lands...
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