K&L Gates Welcomes Hong Kong Corporate Partner
Hong Kong - Global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Guiping Lu as a corporate/capital markets partner in its Hong Kong office. Lu joins K&L Gates from the Hong Kong office of Beijing-based Haiwen & Partners.
Lu focuses his practice on equity and debt capital market deals and cross-border M&A transactions, in addition to advising clients on private equity, pre-IPO, venture capital financing, and various U.S. securities law matters.
David Tang, K&L Gates’ managing partner, Asia, commented: “Guiping is an excellent addition to our Greater China corporate practice and brings experience and insights in the PRC, Hong Kong, and U.S. markets that will be invaluable resources for our local and global clients.”
The Hong Kong office of K&L Gates was established in 1996 and comprises more than 30 legal professionals, including 13 partners.
K&L Gates’ highly regarded corporate practice includes lawyers across five continents who serve as counsel to a broad array of Global 500, Fortune 100, FTSE 100 corporations, privately held and venture-backed companies, private equity firms, financial institutions and other investment funds, management groups, and entrepreneurs.
Lu is the third corporate partner to join K&L Gates’ Asia offices in the past two months, following the earlier additions of Tsuguhito Omagari and Dale Araki in Tokyo. The firm has also added corporate partners in Orange County/Los Angeles and Raleigh this year.
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.