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K&L Gates Expands Restructuring and Insolvency and Aviation Finance Practices with New Partner Hire in Hong Kong

25 May 2021

Hong Kong - Global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Eugene Yeung as a partner to the firm’s finance practice. Yeung joins K&L Gates’ Hong Kong office from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

Qualified in Hong Kong, Australia, New York, and England and Wales, Yeung has a versatile practice, focusing on aviation finance and restructuring and insolvency in Asia. He regularly acts for financial lenders, aircraft owners, airlines, and ultra-high net worth individuals on a broad range of regional and local commercial transactions within the aviation sector, including aviation finance, restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency, and investments and general corporate advisory matters.

“We are thrilled to have Eugene join us in Hong Kong,” said David Tang, Managing Partner, Asia. “His strengths and experience in both asset finance and restructuring will complement our award-winning aviation finance team’s capabilities and add to our growing restructuring practice in Hong Kong and the Asia region.”

The firm has welcomed 75 partners and of counsel since the beginning of 2020, including in the firm’s corporate; health care; tax; commercial litigation; energy, infrastructure and resources; environment, land and natural resources; asset management and investment funds; banking and asset finance; labor and employment; IP procurement and portfolio management; IP litigation; technology transactions; real estate; government contracts; and investigations, enforcement and white collar practices.

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

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