David Irvine Joins Hong Kong Office of Kirkland & Ellis as Banking Partner

Kirkland & Ellis is pleased to announce that David Irvine has joined the Firm’s Hong Kong office as a partner in the Debt Finance Practice Group. Mr. Irvine has extensive experience on large cross-border leveraged and acquisition financing transactions, as well as on a variety of structured and secured lending transactions and restructurings.

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Latham & Watkins Adds Experienced Corporate Partner in Hong Kong

Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce that Yilong Du has joined the firm’s Hong Kong office as a partner in the Corporate Department. Du has extensive experience advising on equity capital markets transactions in Mainland China, Hong Kong and the US and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Over the years, Du has advised leading Chinese blue chip companies, many of the most active state-owned enterprises and a number of the largest private companies in China.

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Reed Smith Beefs Up its Texas Insurance Recovery Presence

Reed Smith LLP today announced the addition of Stephen Moll and Jim Cooper as partners in its Insurance Recovery Group. The two will join the firm’s Houston office from Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP in Houston, where they co-led that firm’s Policyholder Insurance Coverage Group for more than 15 years.

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